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When it's Okay to Pay an Artist in "Experience" and "Exposure"

A lot of artists in so many fields are asked to do work without pay in exchange for “experience” and/or “exposure.”

There are some circumstances where this is good, acceptable, and proper! 635 more words


Better Words for Women

One of my regular readers challenged me recently after reading my post, All in a Huff over Vocabulary Reserved for Women. She asked me to come up with alternate vocabulary—words that weren’t disparaging or downright insulting. 280 more words


Government Demands Fraudulent Bonus Money Back From Soldiers Who Served

A contention that I have made over and over is that the government doesn’t actually give a shit about the soldiers.  We have all the Republicans who are all about the troops and how they are protecting and serving.  862 more words


Thailand sees a jump in royal defamation cases after death of king


Wed Oct 19, 2016 | 12:57pm EDT

By Aukkarapon Niyomyat and Panarat Thepgumpanat | BANGKOK

Thai police are investigating 12 new complaints of royal defamation on social media lodged since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej last week, a sharp rise amid intensifying scrutiny of anything deemed offensive to the monarchy. 939 more words

2 charged for insulting Myanmar's Suu Kyi

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

YANGON: A member of Myanmar’s ruling pro-democracy party has pressed charges against two villagers for insulting the government’s new leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a police officer said Friday (Oct 7). 271 more words

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Frenchman fined $1,400 for hitting, insulting doctor

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

A Frenchman who accosted and abused a man at a petrol station has been fined $1,400.

Yannick Pierre Yves Le Borgne, 37, a financial executive, was sentenced on Friday after being found guilty of two charges of assaulting and causing distress to Dr K. 380 more words

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