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Enough lies. Enough of the bullshit Ordinary People act.

Enough lies. Enough of the bullshit Ordinary People act.

Yesterday, 28 ruling class arseholes did their Ordinary People act. I'm used to it. I am not quite so used to seeing them in their ordinary people drag while screeching racist rot.

Let's not talk about sex, baby

Let's not talk about sex, baby

With the advice on the needs, benefits and restrictions of sex being constantly yelled at us, it's a wonder how anybody retains any sort of libido in the West at all.

The value of Taylor Swift's political endorsement

The value of Taylor Swift's political endorsement

You can enjoy the looks, quips and works of a celebrity very much while remaining entirely unmoved by their political advice.

Tampon tax 'victory' aside, only rich people should be paying GST

Tampon tax 'victory' aside, only rich people should be paying GST

The stubborn feminist or even the mildly stubborn fan of greater wealth equality knows that the GST should only be paid by those who drive their children to the finest schools in the finest cars.

Ramsay Centre spruikers know that Marxism is a Western philosophy, right?

Ramsay Centre spruikers know that Marxism is a Western philosophy, right?

If these toffs really can’t see that studies in decolonisation or trans-national feminism or queer theory or, for heaven’s sake, Marx are not absolutely entwined in the great exchange of ages they defend, then they have not been reading.

Why the 'activist CEO' must have rituals of personal growth

Why the 'activist CEO' must have rituals of personal growth

How are we to understand the likes of Jeff Bezos who believes himself to be a champion of human rights, while workers in his factories have suffered heat exhaustion?

The limits of Me Too and the traumatic Personal Narrative

The limits of Me Too and the traumatic Personal Narrative

Me Too isn't a movement. It hasn't moved for a year. We now have Me Too institutions. They claim their work is political. Yet their work is to be as apolitical as possible.

Pedestrian push placebo pacifies people in perplexing periods

Pedestrian push placebo pacifies people in perplexing periods

Social science, both popular and academic, is obsessed with the power of little things including, it would seem, the placebo pedestrian crossing.

The under-reported scourge of Joy-shaming

The under-reported scourge of Joy-shaming

Bitterness and misanthropy have long been attributed to those whose declarations pose a threat to the false order of joy. Here's why misery is better for you.