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Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 07 2012

Day of Agreement

Oct 02 2012

Women are always expendable

Did you hear that Ikea had airbrushed all women out of their Saudi Arabian catalogue? Ikea released a statement expressing regret over the issue: “We should have reacted and realised that excluding women from the Saudi Arabian version of the catalogue is in conflict with the Ikea Group values.” Starbucks it seems also removed the …

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Oct 02 2012

They will believe anything

Did you hear the one about Fars News Agency (a state-affiliated media outlet of the Islamic regime of Iran) publishing a satirical piece from The Onion as fact? And that’s not even the funny bit. The piece they published practically verbatim was about a Gallup Poll finding that rural white Americans prefer Ahmadinejad to Obama: “Gallup …

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Oct 01 2012

October 2012: our naked body is our challenge

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October 2012 is here. The photo for this month’s Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar is that of topless activist of the FEMEN movement, Alena Magelat. By the way, here is her censored photo for Facebook since it doesn’t allow nudity… The calendar is the idea of campaigner Maryam Namazie to support Aliaa Magda Elmahdy and join her ‘screams …

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