The LlewBlog – Bloggage
The problem is, I know her. I met her in a feminist squat in 1975 near Regents Park. I didn’t like her, even though I liked and supported feminists at the time and made tea for them when they visited, Melanie Phillips was a vicious, critical, inhumane Stalinist feminist, a sexist bully, a ranter and a right old pain in the arse. I know many women who knew her then and didn’t like her very much either, and this was at a time when criticising a ‘sister’ to a man was almost criminal.
Petition wants gay marriage for Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie – PinkNews.co.uk
An online petition signed by more than 900 people is calling for Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie to have gay wedding.
These riots reflect a society run on greed and looting | Seumas Milne | Comment is free | The Guardian
To accuse those who make those obvious links of being apologists or “making excuses” for attacks on firefighters or robbing small shopkeepers is equally fatuous. To refuse to recognise the causes of the unrest is to make it more likely to recur – and ministers themselves certainly won’t be making that mistake behind closed doors if they care about their own political futures.
Top 100 Science Fiction, Fantasy Books : NPR
More than 60,000 ballots were cast in our annual summer readers’ poll. Here’s a printable list of the top 100 winners. For even more great reads, check out the complete list of 237 finalists.
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