August 2004

PHARISEE WATCH:Presb Church(U.S.A.) Sanctions Israel

Submitted by Editor on Fri, 27/08/2004 - 22:30

Our latest PHARISEE WATCH: "Terminate the Final Crusade", has received many responses and is being reprinted. The post on the website is "corrected." Please take note: The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in fact, passed the resolutions divesting of companies assets that do business in Israel, and it condemning Israel's prison wall. They deserve the credit. Not The Presbyterian Church of America, as I originally stated. The latter is recent split off from the old P.C.U.S.A. group.

The foxes of Guantanamo Bay have found there was no abuse of the chickens, Greens Senator Bob Brown said today.

Federal Greens Member for Cunningham Michael Organ warned a public forum in Sydney tonight that the increasing politicisation of the public service has made dangerous inroads into the national broadcaster.

(UK - Independent) Human rights: the case for the defence

Submitted by Editor on Fri, 27/08/2004 - 22:18

The Conservative Party launched a campaign yesterday to 'curb the rights culture'. But can all their charges be taken at face value?

Quote: After a press briefing, we will drive to the Kinderbescherming building in the Hague, where Tom will make his goodbye to his son on the steps of the building. People present will be: Tom, his new partner and a spokesman from Fathers 4 Justice.

Fathers 4 Justice (F4J) supports a Rotterdam father outside the offices of the Raad van de Kinderbescherming (Dutch CAFCASS) in The Hague.

(f4j) Dad's condom bid for justice

Submitted by Editor on Fri, 27/08/2004 - 21:57

A Port Talbot dad has paid £84 for a packet of condoms autographed by two campaigners who hurled powder bombs at the Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Lady... Or the Tramp?

Submitted by Editor on Fri, 27/08/2004 - 21:54

Turning her back on a strict Catholic upbringing, Germaine Greer became feminist's leading avatar of free love. As a graduate student at Cambridge University, she often posed nude for underground magazines, and indulged in group sex escapades she would later describe as a "bloodsport."

(TheDenverPost) The gender wars

Submitted by Editor on Fri, 27/08/2004 - 21:51

It's inconceivable that just 40 years ago a book titled "Taking Sex Differences Seriously" would have been published.

In those days, nearly everyone assumed there were important sex differences between men and women. Then along came the feminist movement, and universities from sea to shining sea began offering "women's studies" and everything changed.

Quote: PARIS (RSF/Pacific Media Watch): As the Athens Olympic Games enter their final days and approach the closing ceremony, at which the Olympic flag will be handed over to the mayor of Beijing, Reporters Without Borders (Reporters sans frontières) today awarded China an additional gold medal - one for human rights violations.



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