- US election meddling: Trump reverses course again July 19, 2018
- Israeli Knesset passes Jewish nation-state law July 19, 2018
- Government air raids pound rebel holdout in southwest Syria July 18, 2018
- What are the limits of foreign lobbying in the UK? July 18, 2018
- Turkey's emergency ends as bill seeks to keep some of its powers July 18, 2018
- Dutch FM under fire for discriminatory remarks July 18, 2018
- Iraq struggles with economic, energy crises as protests spread July 18, 2018
- Hungary follows US in pulling out of UN migration pact July 18, 2018
- Hamas defiant after Israeli threats over burning kites July 18, 2018
- EU-Macedonia deal to deploy border guards to curb migration July 18, 2018
- Reps. Gabbard and Jones Lead Bipartisan Resolution To End Presidential Wars
- Sen. Rand Paul on Montenegro/NATO and John Brennan
- Canadian Troops Head to Mali, With In-Bedded Media in Tow
- ‘Russiagate’ – Attack On Our Values or Power of War Propaganda?
- New Stephen Cohen Interview on Tucker Carlson: ‘Right Now, We Are In A New Cold War’
- Trump-Putin Fallout: Bipartisan Hysteria Against Peace
- Reps. Gabbard and Jones To Hold Bipartisan Press Conference on Resolution To End Presidential Wars
- Professor Stephen Cohen on Tucker Carlson Show: Reaction To Trump’s Russia Comments Like ‘Mob Violence’
- Trump-Putin Summit Success: Neocons Furious!
- Climb Down From the Summit of Hostile Propaganda
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A BBC investigation has found that thousands of young women in conservative societies across North Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia are being shamed or blackmailed with private and sometimes sexually explicit images. Daniel Silas Adamson looks at how … Continue reading
Even before the embarrassing back-down there were problems. For starters, it’s not a burqa. A burqa is that particularly Afghan garment, usually blue, with the mesh covering the eyes. The one you’ve seen on the news (or perhaps on Jacqui … Continue reading
The top and the bottom of the list of countries in Newsweek’s recent cover story, “The 2011 Global Women’s Progress Report”, evoke images of two different worlds.
At the top of the list – the “Best Places to be a Woman” – we see the usual suspects: Iceland and the Scandinavian countries, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Canada. On that planet, we see rankings in the upper 90s for the survey’s five categories: Justice, health, education, economics, and politics.
Women are out-earning men in college degrees (United States), domestic abusers are being banned from their homes and tracked with electronic monitors (Turkey), and female prime ministers are being elected (Denmark and Australia).