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THE LRB ON BREXIT

THE BREXIT REFERENDUM asked voters in the United Kingdom whether to Remain in or Leave the European Union, and “Leave” gathered more votes. But, as described in essays in the… 662 more words

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Peak Guardian: Mocking The British Public For Holding Street Parties To Mark The Queen's 90th Birthday

The Guardian’s lonely struggle against all of the things which unite us as a community and country finds a new source of virtue-signalling outrage… 1,680 more words

UK Politics

Feminism Inc : why 1% feminism will never change the world

I recently read Dawn Foster’s excellent Lean Out, a badly needed and critically sharp take-down of the corporate and choice feminisms that have come to define mainstream feminism in recent years. 56 more words

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Extract: Lean Out — Dawn H Foster

Backlash

“There’s no such thing as the voiceless, only the deliberately silenced and the preferably unheard.”—Arundhati Roy 

Post-crash, countless studies have shown that the impact of cuts and austerity has been borne predominately by women. 2,788 more words

Politics

Mary McGill: Feminism Inc.

To mark International Women’s Day 2015, Sydney Opera House hosted ‘All About Women’, a day long symposium of female-focused talks. A highlight of the event was ‘How to Be a Feminist’, a panel discussion featuring, amongst others, Roxane Gay, Germaine Greer and Feminist Frequency’s Anita Sarkeesian. 926 more words

Essays

Recent Podcasts, Early February 2016

  1. A Saturday afternoon post-Throwing Shade browse of the NTS website led me to Literary Friction, whose archives are available as podcasts.
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Podcasts

The trouble with mindfulness

I am writing this post in response to an article ‘Is mindfulness making us ill’ that appeared in the Guardian magazine at the weekend. It was written by a writer on ‘politics, social affairs and economics.’ Her name is Dawn Foster and it appears she has had one bad experience of meditation and found a few others who have too. 313 more words

Coaching