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Samuel L. Jackson Takes Heat Over Allegedly Homophobic Trump Tweet

Did Samuel L. Jackson learn nothing from the controversy that erupted over a Stephen Colbert joke?

Apparently not, and the “Django Unchained” star is finding himself under fire for treading into similar comic terrain as the… 310 more words


Why Hate the Angry Feminists

After the last blog I wrote, a friend said to me that while she can understand that feminism helps me to understand the world, for her it makes her angry because she can see how pervasive patriarchy is. 650 more words


Fossil fuel subsidy reforms: we know why, the question is how

A new book, “Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reforms: A Guide to Economic and Political Complexity (Routledge), explores the complex economics and politics of fossil fuel subsidies, and distils key principles for designing and implementing of effective reforms. 802 more words

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How Wealth in the Hands of Women Can Change the World

Sherry Paul believes that wealth in the hands of women can change the world—and she’s making it happen. The senior vice president at UBS Private Wealth Management—who leads an all-female financial team and manages investment portfolios for a clientele that’s made up almost entirely of women—is helping women embrace their financial potential by breaking down the language of investment banking (something she says is intentionally confusing) and encouraging investments with a purpose. 590 more words


Rupert Everett Insists He Lost Out On 'Three Or Four' Big Acting Roles Because He's Gay

British star Rupert Everett has insisted he lost out on some major acting roles because of his sexuality.

The 59-year-old, who has starred in the likes of “The Musketeers” and “St. 256 more words



In life we all have those moments where we have to laugh to keep ourselves from crying or screaming or shouting. A muttering of WHY, a head in the hands, a look to the sky kind of moment. 369 more words

Does feminism explain the world around us?

I find myself having very interesting conversations since I started writing this blog. Not too long ago, a friend said to me that they don’t think Feminism is important and that they will never describe themselves as a feminist because it does not explain the world. 594 more words