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Daily Organ: Rihanna, Chris Brown and Pop’s New Feminism

March 8, 2012


What does Rihanna’s new partnership with Chris Brown say about the music industry and its acceptance of violence against women? The Rihanna-Brown saga has come to an end, in a way. What started with a shocking case of domestic abuse in a roadside Lambourgini in 2009, turned into a restraining order (later lifted), a happy […]

Comment: Troy Davis will become yet another number in the costly human saga of the US’s justice system

September 21, 2011


The continued exercise of the death penalty in 34 US States is a national embarrassment and is endemic of a criminal justice system increasingly racked by hypocrisy and contradiction. Tomorrow Troy Davis will receive the lethal injection for the alleged murder of off-duty policeman Mark Allen MacPhail in 1989, a crime which, it increasingly seems, […]