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Snickers’ hunger-induced street harassment

TweetFor a few years now, Snickers has run ad campaign based the slogan “You’re not you when you’re hungry,” where people in extreme states of hunger act completely out of character until they’re able to eat a Snickers. A number of celebrities have lent their talents to this campaign, including Betty White, Joe Pesci, Robin [...]
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New study: Australians are increasingly intolerant

TweetEspecially towards Muslims, or people they believe to be Muslims. According to a new study from Monash University, the number of people with “negative views toward cultural diversity” is on the rise, and could be as high as 40% of the populace. Unsurprisingly, more than 40% of recent immigrants from Asia and South Asia report [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetBy Chloe and Alexandra You’re going to love this profile of friend of the site W. Kamau Bell. At New York magazine, Ann asks how we can change a bro-dominated culture. The documentary Brave Miss World, about Linor Abargil, the Israeli beauty queen who was raped a few weeks before she won the Miss World [...]
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Quick hit: Rachel Hills on Julia Gillard

TweetFriend of the site Rachel Hills has a piece in this week’s edition of the UK magazine The Stylist, about the misogyny that marked Julia Gillard’s short but eventful tenure as Prime Minister of Australia. Gillard was ousted earlier this year, replaced by the man she herself had ousted just a few years before. Hills [...]
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While the US cuts abortion access, Australia likely to increase it

TweetGood news, antipodean abortion lovers! The Australian government announced today that RU486, the abortion pill, is one step closer to being included in the government’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, making it easier for patients to afford. How easy? Like, between $12 and $36 easy. Which is a far cry from its current cost of $300-$800 (which is [...]
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