Do you know what constitutes misogyny? Do you understand what the word misogynist means? I respect the Wikipedia definition of misogyny which states: “…is hatred or contempt for women.” Their definition carries on for another 259 words. All informative. Useful. But that one simple sentence sums it up very succinctly and sensibly. I worry that … Continue reading Do we understand misogyny?
That’s not my name and I am most definitely a straight hetero male who sometimes likes to joke around about things that ruffle peoples' feathers a little bit. I'm totally fine with doing that with people who know me well and I do really love that song it's a hellova tune. I’m going to stick … Continue reading “You can call me Nancy,” but I’m not, I’m really not
I am a bit of a study in contrasts. I come from a comfortable middle class background. I have a decent amount of education. But I have worked many, many, blue collar or ‘menial’ jobs on and off since the age of 9 – a paper round to begin with, then a supermarket job, hospitality … Continue reading Structural inequality or a culture of excuse making – are we a malfunctioning society?
I had a great chat with someone today, a portion of it gave me the idea for a blog. This is a blog of two parts. Part 1 I started the chat as the continuation of a previous chat. I had asked this person to guess which song I considered most powerful from a band … Continue reading A song called White Devil
What a tragically familiar groundhog day scenario this American withdrawl from Afghanistan is. The whole Operation Enduring Freedom thing has concluded very abruptly in the end. A mad scramble to get out as rapidly as humanly possible leaving behind thousands of military vehicles, a whole lot of miscellaneous equipment and plenty of garbage. Literally, tons … Continue reading Afghanistan – history repeats, over and over again