Author: McBlog2

Five things that Brave New World got terrifyingly right

The Telegraph 25 November 2013 1) The tyranny of “happiness” 2) Drugging the populace The people of Brave New World are kept chilled with a drug called soma. Described as having “all of the advantages of Christianity and alcohol [and]…

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France introduces fines for buying sex

The Independent 25 November 2013 Catherine Deneuve, who played a prostitue on film, is against. Sylviane Agacinski, one of France’s most respected philosophers, is for. Elisabeth Badinter, another feminist philosopher, is against. Should people who pay for sex be arrested,…

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Kiwis bombard banned child-porn websites

Stuff.co.nz 24 November 2013 Experts say New Zealanders seeking child pornography are increasingly demanding younger victims and more violent abuse. “Some people confuse these images as being virtual, but they are real images, they are crime scenes,” said Alan Bell,…

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Do you know what your school is teaching? Find out!

Concerns over primary school sex ed 3 News 25 November 2013 Parents are deeply concerned over a new sex education  programme being offered to primary school children as young as five. The Every Body Education programme has so far been…

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Former Prostitutes Tell MPs Law Has Failed

Scoop.co.nz 22 November 2013 A delegation of former prostitutes accompanied by their advocates have appeared before a Select Committee in Parliament calling for a change to prostitution laws, and with a plea from the former prostitutes that decriminalisation has failed…

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Ex-prostitutes call for law change

Stuff.co.nz 22 November 2013 Former prostitutes and their advocates are calling for clients of sex workers to be prosecuted, saying the decriminalisation of the industry has failed them. Freedom from Sexual Exploitation director Elizabeth Subritzky told Parliament’s justice and electoral…

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Prostitutes say law changes have failed them

Radio NZ November 2013 Parliament’s been presented with two petitions today that deal with the exploitation of women and young girls. (Includes comments from Family First NZ ) http://www.radionz.co.nz/audio/player/2577206

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Lead Developer Of HPV Vaccines Comes Clean

Feel Guide 16 July 2013 Dr. Diane Harper was the lead researcher in the development of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines, Gardasil™ and Cervarix™.  She is now the latest in a long string of experts who are pressing the…

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Even kids can figure it out, but the govt can’t… or won’t!

Children list causes of bad behaviour NZ Herald 21 November 2013 In Afghanistan the kids blame war and fighting, in the US it’s guns but New Zealand children say alcohol and drugs are two of the main triggers for violence…

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Pandering fuels obesity – study

NZ Herald 21 November 2013 A bleak picture of Kiwi children’s health is being painted at a paediatric conference this week, with experts warning that pandering parents are fuelling childhood obesity, and poor oral health is affecting their learning. The…

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