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Groan... roll on the sexist ads

Work-horse mothers and models jiggling in Santa-themed underwear. Coco Khan’s holiday wish is for no more misogynist advertising.

Filed in: Equality Men Sexual Politics United Kingdom United States Women

Best of the web: 2012’s most read

Just in case you missed them…legalizing drugs, vaginal whitening, Kony and Julian Assange: 2012’s Top 10 popular New Internationalist articles.

Filed in: Culture Drugs Health Human Rights India Norway Prisons Society United Kingdom United States Women

Eulogy for Occupy

Chris Brazier reacts to Quinn Norton’s piece on the complexities of the movement – good and bad.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Internet Politics Technology United States

You are not a loan

George Lavender on the US campaign buying up personal debt in order to eliminate it.

Filed in: Activism Debt Economics United States

Happy birthday retail monsters

Discount stores have been in North America for half a century but there’s not a lot to celebrate says Wayne Roberts.

Filed in: Politics Trade United States Work

Enough with the Armageddon talk, already!

Depicting US politics as apocalyptic isn’t helpful in the ongoing fight against the Right, says Matt Hartman.

Filed in: Politics United States

In Israel it’s business as usual, Obama or not

Netanyahu won’t find any serious opposition in the re-elected US president, says Frank Barat.

Filed in: Democracy Israel Palestine Politics United States

Do we get the governments we deserve?

Corruption and bad governance seem to be getting worse says Mari Marcel Thekaekara. Time to revive hope in democracy. 

Filed in: Democracy India Politics United States

How not to make every vote count

With the presidential election looming, many Americans are finding their right to vote under assault says Mark Engler.

Filed in: United States

A tarred reputation

Danny Chivers on how the UK Tar Sands Network got a room of influential delegates to laugh at the Canadian Environment Minister.

Filed in: Activism Canada Climate Change Environment Indigenous Peoples Oil Politics

The return of Occupy

As activists march in New York, Jamie Kelsey-Fry says Occupy’s message rings truer than ever.

Filed in: Activism Equality United States

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