More articles tagged 'politics'

Hunger has a cure

Blog for America has a great piece called Hunger is a cure about the fact that 1 in 10 American households experience hunger or the risk of hunger and that more than 9 million children are the recipients of food aid in various forms:

Once ...

US to sell arms to yet another military dictator

One might perhaps think that while in the middle of the quagmires of violence that are Afghanistan and Iraq under the guise of "promoting democracy", the US government would at least pretend they actually mean what they say, and not Read more

Blogcritics: Accelerating the 'Roe Effect'

David Flanagan has written an article on Blogcritics called Accelerating The 'Roe Effect'

While I don't at all agree with his arguments, I found it a very interesting read on the ideas surrounding changes to marriage.

Changing the concept of marriage

My main argument ...

The failure of abstinence in sexual politics

According to a report by Yale and Columbia University researcheers many who pledge abstinence are at risk for STDs.

Among virgins, boys who have pledged abstinence were four times more likely to have had anal sex, according to ...


Dan Gillmor has some scathing comments on Bush and taxpayer-funded propaganda.

It's scary reading. I've never had any illusions about the objectivity of the press, but I have generally assumed a certain minimum level of honesty, even if blatantly biased ...

Exploitation through job offers

The BBC reports that the UK's NHS is 'taking away Africa's medics'.

While these are people who voluntarily come to the UK seeking a better life, the article raises some serious questions:

- The BBC claims the doctors and nurses ...

California judge backs gay unions

According to the BBC, California judge backs gay unions based on the argument that the state constitution prohibit discrimination.

I still have problems understanding why this is such a big problem for so many people. I respect that ...

Sinn Fein punished without a trial

Sinn Fein MPs to lose allowances after the UK House of Commons vote on a motion resulting from the claim that the IRA was involved in the robbery of the Northern Bank in Belfast.

Am I the only one that find it worrying that UK police and MP's are prepared ...