Governator Terminates Domestic Violence Funding • Income Gap Closes For…

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has eliminated all state funding for domestic violence shelters. This has come as a shock for many shelters; while they had expected a budget cut of 20%, they had no idea it would be so drastic. » 7/31/09 5:40pm 7/31/09 5:40pm

Conservative British MP Calls America "The Abortion Capital Of The…

To quell the rising rate of abortion in Great Britain, Tory MP Nadine Dorries has begun a campaign to reduce the limit for late-term abortions from 24 weeks to 20 weeks. Dorries' snappy marketing campaign to push this piece of legislation is called "20 Reasons for 20 Weeks." The right-wing Daily Mail published all 20,… » 5/07/08 12:00pm 5/07/08 12:00pm

Is Binge Drinking Always A Bad Thing?

It's been three years since alcohol licensing was relaxed in Britain, booze can be sold now at any time of day. A report was just released assessing the effects of this law, and while overall crime has gone down in England, alcohol-related crime in city centers has gone up, says Zoe Williams of the Guardian.… » 3/05/08 3:40pm 3/05/08 3:40pm

Regulations For Fashion Models Sexist, Lookist

Responding to yesterday's article about The British Fashion Council's creation of a "Model Health Inquiry", writer Zoe Williams weighs in with some choice thoughts of her own, namely, that models are already amply protected by law and that any attempt to regulate their treatment at the hands of evil-minded fashion… » 5/23/07 2:26pm 5/23/07 2:26pm