DISASTER DOCUMENTARY

New York City is abuzz in anticipation of the eagerly awaited U.S. premier of Antony Loewenstein’s nearly-a-decade-in-the-making Disaster Capitalism documentary. The “glittering” 27 March screening will take place in the 250 seat Jamail Lecture Hall on the third floor of Pulitzer Hall at the Columbia Journalism School.

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SMUG AND DUMB

Whenever Americans’ right to keep and bear arms is questioned, as is happening after the Parkland, Florida atrocity, Australia is invariably paraded as an example of effective gun regulation. Thus decidedly-left-of-centre cable channel MSNBC seeks advice from a well-connected, knowledgable and uber-intelligent Aussie. (TRIGGER WARNING!: extreme condescension and inanity might dismay some readers.)

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HARPER’S BIZARRE

Convincing “proof” that males are the privileged sex: The genders aren’t treated equally. You can tell, because it’s the 21st century and we’re still living in a world where the feminine is seen as inferior to masculine. Want proof? “You’re like a guy, you’re not like other girls.” “You can hang with the boys.” “You’re […]

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