ASSUMPTIONS, EXAGGERATIONS AND OUTRIGHT FABRICATIONS

The title of a Bettina Arndt article from October last year: Rape culture hysteria on horizon for Australian universities Arndt was wrong; “rape culture hysteria” had already arrived with the importation and screening at universities Australia-wide of the American “documentary” The Hunting Ground. Although the “documentary” was already discredited, marketeers of The Hunting Ground created a cachet for the film […]

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TWO COMMIES AND A TERRORIST

Just in case you weren’t paying attention, the 8 March women’s marches will be more than the pleasant strolls of recent history: women worldwide are going on strike. The strike was announced in a multi-author Guardian – where else? – article, three of the co-authors being, let us say, somewhat colourful. [Updated]

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FACTS FUNNELLED

“Author, journalist and anti-sexual assault advocate” Nina Funnell on the university rape epidemic: It’s known on campus as ‘the red zone’: the time at the beginning of the university calendar year when female students are most likely to experience rape.  And it’s not an urban legend. Sexual assault counselling services around the country have disclosed […]

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POTENTIAL PAEDOPHILES

A serious, well-worth-reading article by Ben “almost funny” Pobjie taking exception to Kasey Edwards’ Daily Life piece, Why I won’t let any male babysit my children. It’s hard to be told that you’ve been classified as a potential predator – that, without knowing anything about you, someone has already decided that their children need to be […]

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DOBBERS DRUBBED

Swiss Muslims turn on one another: On Tuesday morning police in the canton of Zurich arrested ten suspects in a raid on a dozen houses in Winterthur.    One was later released, but eight adults and one juvenile remain in custody, accused of having beaten up and threatened two individuals at the mosque last November.     […]

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