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New Zealand – A Social Laboratory of the World

Peter Ramage*

New Zealand – a Social Laboratory of the World: Part 1 of 2

Wellington, June 25, 2014 (Alochonaa): New Zealand has recently been bestowed with a high honour by Washington based think-tank the Social Progress Imperative. 1,264 more words

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"Nobody is talking about"...discrimination in Geek and Gaming Culture

I spend a LOT of time discussing discrimination and equality in geek and gaming culture (more so; this past weekend amid conversations of sexism in fandom and the lack of playable females or characters of differing race or ethnicity in gaming). 290 more words


6 CEOs who are our 'other American presidents'

On Monday, Starbucks  announced that it would offer a steeply discounted online college degree through Arizona State University to eligible baristas who work at its United States locations for at least 20 hours a week. 282 more words


Trans-Exclusionary Radical "Feminists": #NoUnexpectedPenises

This morning, I woke up to #NoUnexpectedPenises floating around in my Twitter feed.  It’s not every day you get to say that sentence out loud… 1,800 more words


For When You Gaze Long Into the Abyss, the Abyss Gazes Also Into You

I browse Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and I see my well-meaning, educated, liberal friends sound off about shootings, misogyny, pipelines, teachers, politicians, teh gheys, god, lack of god and whether or not rape jokes are ever funny. 239 more words