Month: June 2011

J30: support the strikers

Just a quick one to send out virtual solidarity vibes to everyone planning to strike tomorrow. To those not striking, get yourself down to a picket/rally if y...

Briseis in Troy and Stockholm syndrome

Far from being a feisty embodiment of female empowerment, Briseis in Wolfgang Petersen's Troy seems more of a victim in a Stockholm syndrome-type relationship. LucindaE traces how the ancient 'war prize' story has been transformed into a consensual romantic arrangement to please contemporary audiences ...

Latest pro-choice news

1) The British Medical Association today voted in support of retaining the current 24-week time limit on abortion, agreeing that there is no scientific justif...