Never again do I want to have to politely beg someone for a right I'm not sure I want just to be equal and pretend it's a gift. — Charles (@oscharles) May 21, 2015 Never again do I want to see it constantly be insinuated that I'm less than, or unfit to be around children, […]
Bushra Al-Fusail is a young female photographer who’s pushing one solution to severe petrol shortages caused by the conflict in Yemen: bicycles. “In 2011 when there were fuel shortages we could still find petrol in the black market,” she explains, “but things are so bad right now that we can’t even find a black market.” […]
“We who are parents, brothers and sisters, colleagues and friends of Ireland’s gay citizens, we know how they have suffered because of second class citizenship. This referendum is about them, and them alone. The only children who are certain to be affected by this referendum, are Ireland’s gay children. It is their future that is […]
The brainchild of Irish photographer Debbie Hickey, the posters are pretty firmly in the “Yes” column ahead of Ireland’s historic vote on same-sex marriage. More: These Unofficial Lego Posters Supporting Ireland’s Marriage Vote Are Awesome – BuzzFeed News
“The so-called paradox of freedom is the argument that freedom in the sense of absence of any constraining control must lead to very great restraint, since it makes the bully free to enslave the meek. The idea is, in a slightly different form, and with very different tendency, clearly expressed in Plato. Less well known […]
The presidential age barrier is arbitrary, meaningless and offensive to the idea of a republic. So, What’s wrong with young presidential candidates? Nothing. If they want to run, and can get the nomination, then why not? Vote yes on this one, I’d say.