Category Archives: Newspeak is Nospeak

Rape law in Germany: a veritable devil’s carnival of injustice

The memo that “Not All Men” have gotten, but which all men should get. Including white men in general, and Germans in particular. Hi, me again, harping about Köln, again. Or rather, translating yet another good Störenfriedas piece about just … Continue reading

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New Year’s assaults in Köln: A different local view, and a challenge

Via a post by Hanna Dahlberg on the Störenfriedas blog, I found this wonderful Facebook status by a resident of Köln. Regina Schleheck was also at the main train station in the city that night, and also surrounded by a … Continue reading

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Argentina: New laws to govern protests rejected, along with economic measures

Ahem. A little music, Maestra, to set the tone: Ah. That was lovely, even with the bit at the end missing. Now, the story: The Argentine head of cabinet, Marcos Peña, announced on Friday that the Macri government are preparing … Continue reading

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Remember Montréal.

26 years ago, as a third-year university student and feminist volunteer at the Queen’s Women’s Centre, I felt murder breathing down my neck. Walking to class every day, the ever-present Kingston slush seeping cold and damp through the seams of … Continue reading

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Syria: Turkey tips its hand, NATO objectively pro-Daesh, Canada WTF?

Ahem. Sorry for that inelegant header, but this is gonna be an untidy post that covers a lot of rough ground, so hang onto your hats, kiddies. First up, a little video from that shootdown of a Russian Sukhoi yesterday: … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast: Harpo vs. Harpo

Leadership you can trust? LeaderSHIT, is more like it. Typical ShitHead…

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Cops Behaving Badly: A foretaste of C-51?

Via Canadaland, a little whiff of what the cops have already got cooking for us lowly, democracy-loving peons: What an interesting* statement from the Mountie! “Attacking the Canadian economy”, just by PROTESTING the Harper government’s piss-poor handling of it? Shades … Continue reading

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Male rage and narcissism: The unspeakable keys to the Germanwings disaster

Andreas Lubitz: hard-charging macho with a deadly grudge. By now, it’s no secret that various stripes of misogynists have seized upon the Germanwings crash as evidence that women are evil, as much as claiming that Andreas Lubitz was “driven” to … Continue reading

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Meme du jour…

And, given the state of our current government and its blatantly racist legislation (and actual neo-Nazi past), this meme was inevitable.

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Venezuelan TV host fired for racist slurs against Michelle Obama

If you ever wondered just how disgusting and inane Spanish-language talk shows can get, watch the clip above. An alert blogger captured this video of a Venezuelan talking head (on the left-hand side of the screen) shooting his mouth off … Continue reading

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