I’ve just finished reading ‘Sex and the Citadel’ (the only bad part of which is the pun-tastic title) by Shereen El Feki. It looks at changing sexual norms in Egypt and neighbouring Arab (mostly Muslim) countries around the time of the Arab Spring, covering marriage, contraception, sex education, homosexuality and sex work, amongst other things. 289 more words
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President Obama used his executive powers to make reforms tailored towards working people during his presidency, but are these measures effective? He recently amended the national minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour, which has not been changed in years. 784 more words
“Immigration: ‘don’t criticize, give us funds,’ Spain tells Europe,” from ANSAmed:
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The European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom asked Spanish Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Dias for clarification regarding the expulsion of Sub-Saharan migrants at the Ceuta and Morocco border during which 15 people died last February 12.