Porn in A Place Where Sitting On Someone’s Face is Illegal

by Lynsey G A night-vision camera blurs across a nondescript outdoor space where a car is parked, the video picking up just as the door is opened. Inside sits a young blonde woman, her lacy bra pulled down to reveal her breasts and her tight skirt hiked up to reveal similarly lacy panties. In the camera’s green glow, she lazily exits the car, showing off her body to several men who have gathered around and who are openly masturbating. One appears much older; another appears to be wearing sweat pants. The cameraman, amazed at what he’s seeing, whispers breathlessly, “She’s … Continue reading Porn in A Place Where Sitting On Someone’s Face is Illegal

What Jesus, Judas and Nutella can tell us about women’s bodies

‘A ludicrously charismatic presence’: Lucy McCormick in Triple Threat. Photograph: Tamsin Drury by Deborah Orr Lucy McCormick’s taboo-busting show depicts religion as a female-marginalising death cult – and does it hilariously. Though some feminists may find it difficult It’s rare to see a truly avant garde performer – one so effortlessly boundary-busting that you can hardly believe your eyes and ears – who is also at home in the mainstream. It’s also rare when the performer is hilarious. But Lucy McCormick is one such artist. Her show Triple Threat (the theatrical term, I’m reliably informed, for a performance that involves singing, … Continue reading What Jesus, Judas and Nutella can tell us about women’s bodies

THE EUROPEAN ASSAULT ON FREEDOM OF SPEECH

BY PAUL COLEMAN WRITER AND LAWYER Both the EU and post-EU Britain are throttling the liberty to think. Hhead of spiked’s conference in central London next Wednesday – ‘Enemies of the State: Religious Freedom and the New Repression’ – Paul Coleman asks if Britain outside of the EU will be any more respectful of freedom of thought and speech. It has been argued that Brexit will make us freer. Not just in an economic or political sense, but also in terms of individual civil liberties. spiked’s Mick Hume wrote that ‘the referendum result is a triumph for free speech and a … Continue reading THE EUROPEAN ASSAULT ON FREEDOM OF SPEECH

50% All New UK Homes In Next 5 Yrs Go To Muslims

One new home will need to be built every five minutes to house Britain’s burgeoning migrant population, it has been revealed Britain will need to accommodate 243,000 new households each year Net ­migration accounts for an estimated 45 per cent of this growth 109,000 extra homes will be needed every year by migrants and their families  By Mail Online Reporter Almost half of new homes built in the next five years will go to migrants, government figures have revealed. Soaring immigration means that Britain will need to accommodate as many as 243,000 new households each year for the next 22 … Continue reading 50% All New UK Homes In Next 5 Yrs Go To Muslims

The Elaborate Wig-Snatching Schemes of the 18th Century

Wig-wearing socialites: beware of hidden boys, monkeys, and thieving men on horses. HISTORICAL PICTURE ARCHIVE/GETTY IMAGES Thieves employed monkeys to rob the wealthy of their coiffures. By Lauren Young In 18th-century England, it was best to be wary of any hands that reached too close to your hair. They could belong to a wig snatcher. The 1776 engraving above depicts one of the carefully plotted hair heists. A wealthy woman walks along a high orchard wall in the latest fashion—an enormous headdress wig trimmed with lavish lace and ribbons. Suddenly, the intricately combed and curled set of hair is lifted from … Continue reading The Elaborate Wig-Snatching Schemes of the 18th Century

University students demand philosophers such as Plato and Kant are removed from syllabus because they are white

SOAS’s student union is insisting that ‘the majority of philosophers on our courses’ should be from Africa and Asia by Camilla Turner, education editor They are said to be the founding fathers of Western philosophy, whose ideas underpin civilised society. But students at a prestigious London university are demanding that figures such as Plato, Descartes and Immanuel Kant should be largely dropped from the curriculum because they are white. The student union at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) insists that when studying philosophy “the majority of philosophers on our courses” should be from Africa and Asia. Voltaire: SOAS student union says … Continue reading University students demand philosophers such as Plato and Kant are removed from syllabus because they are white

Military Training More Traumatizing Than War, Say British Army Veterans

   By admin Military training may do more psychological damage than war itself, particularly to the British Army’s child recruits, a veterans’ group claims. A group of former military personnel will hand a letter to the Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Monday, calling for an end to what it sees as the brutalizing recruitment and training of 16 and 17-year-olds. The delivery of the letter coincides with the release of a video testimony by soldiers themselves. The group claims in its letter that as “veterans of every conflict in which this country has been involved since the Second World War” they have … Continue reading Military Training More Traumatizing Than War, Say British Army Veterans