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The feminist principles behind International Men’s Day

Men already dominate political and corporate hierachies, but feminism, currently healthier than ever, is doing solid work to support fathers who choose to stay at home with their children. Do men face discrimination? I don’t mean gay men or black men or poor, uneducated men or even short men. Or,…

Surviving members of Monty Python to reunite for live stage show

Five surviving Python members to reveal the Holy Grail of comedy reunion plans at press conference on Thursday. The five surviving members of the Monty Python team are to reform for a stage show, bringing to an end years of will-they-won’t-they speculation about one of the most popular and influential…

For Pope Francis the liberal, this promises to be a very bloody Sunday

Francis is the poster pope for progressives. But canonizing a genocidal missionary like Junípero Serra epitomizes the Catholic history problem. He is a pin-up for liberals and progressives, “the obvious new hero of the left“. So says the Guardian’s Jonathan Freedland of Pope Francis, and it’s true that most of…

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ is to get sequel 60 years later

Follow-up planned to Christmas classic starring James Stewart, with sequel drawing on Dickens’ A Christmas Carol Feelgood 1946 Christmas classic It’s a Wonderful Life is to get an unlikely sequel more than 60 years on, it has been revealed. It’s a Wonderful Life: The Rest of the Story is being…

Jon Stewart rips Chris Wallace for comparing Obamacare to Katrina: ‘You might be out of your f*cking mind’

While Jon Stewart went to town on Monday on media outlets for parroting Republicans and comparing the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) troubled implementation to Hurricane Katrina, he stopped for a second to address Fox News Chris Wallace for saying Katrina “ended within a week,” while the new law could affect…

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