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Old 05.03.2018, 09:54
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You forgot the tedious mileage on the missing apostrophe.
If only there were more tattoos, we could put this to bed within a day.
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You forgot the tedious mileage on the missing apostrophe.
Stones and glass houses, eh, Daily Mail? Perhaps the reporter should learn how to spell before launching into complicated concepts like grammar.
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Stones and glass houses, eh, Daily Mail? Perhaps the reporter should learn how to spell before launching into complicated concepts like grammar.
It has also dedicated a bazillion articles to Oscars "cleavage", "side boob", "thigh-high splits", "braless"; basically variations on an endless lexicon of tits and ass critiques, with the odd up-skirting shots down the side-bar of shame.

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It has also dedicated a bazillion articles to Oscars "cleavage", "side boob", "thigh-high splits", "braless"; basically variations on an endless lexicon of tits and ass critiques, with the odd up-skirting shots down the side-bar of shame.

How can anyone even watch these self-flatulation Oscar events? It's just a bunch of actors/actresses circle-jerking each other. And now throw on top the hypocrisy of women wearing short skirts with boobs falling out, demanding that women stop being treated like sexual objects? I can only imagine people watch it for the "car crash" entertainment? I have better things to do with my time...
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STOP PRESS! Tattoos won't solve #metoo, tokenism will.

Oscars 2018: who or what is an inclusion rider?
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STOP PRESS! Tattoos won't solve #metoo, tokenism will.

Oscars 2018: who or what is an inclusion rider?
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McDormand said she had only become aware of the term recently. But it's actually been around since 2016.

It was coined by media researcher Stacy Smith in a TED talk she gave that year, in which she posited ways to show more women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities on screen.

Dr Smith came up with the concept with Kalpana Kotagal, a civil rights and employment practice attorney in Washington DC, and the producer and actor Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni.
The University of Southern California professor argues that an "equity clause" in an A-list actor's contract could allow the film's minor on-screen roles "to match or reflect the demography of where the story is taking place".
I don't understand. Isn't this kind of happening by default? I mean if a movie is set in Congo, the background actors are normally black, right?
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I don't understand. Isn't this kind of happening by default? I mean if a movie is set in Congo, the background actors are normally black, right?
I don't think Frances McDormand has really thought this through. If the Weinstein scandal has shown us anything it's that the producers hold all the power in Hollywood and not the actors. If an actor starts making too many ridiculous demands in their contract then they'll simply find someone else.
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I don't think Frances McDormand has really thought this through. If the Weinstein scandal has shown us anything it's that the producers hold all the power in Hollywood and not the actors. If an actor starts making too many ridiculous demands in their contract then they'll simply find someone else.
I don't know, the actors maybe onto something here by demanding "diversity" in their contracts. If there's a movie set in Congo and all the background actors are handicapped , transexual Asian and Latino women, I might actually be interested and pay money to go see it
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Re: When You Wish Upon a Weinstein

Its providing us mere mortals with some good entertainment, I loved all the hype around wonder woman, how it was directed by a woman and had a woman lead, how empowering it is to woman - I can only assume everyone who praised it never actually watched it, firstly its a crap film, the lead can't act, she half dressed the entire time and there are plenty of unnecessary arse / cleavage shots, on top of that this 'goddess' needs the help of a bunch of men and a man actually saves the day. And this is what feminists think is good??? lol.

Maybe its all a hollywood ploy, convince feminists that skimpy outfits on ex-models is actually the height of political correctness.
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Its providing us mere mortals with some good entertainment, I loved all the hype around wonder woman, how it was directed by a woman and had a woman lead, how empowering it is to woman - I can only assume everyone who praised it never actually watched it, firstly its a crap film, the lead can't act, she half dressed the entire time and there are plenty of unnecessary arse / cleavage shots, on top of that this 'goddess' needs the help of a bunch of men and a man actually saves the day. And this is what feminists think is good??? lol.

Maybe its all a hollywood ploy, convince feminists that skimpy outfits on ex-models is actually the height of political correctness.
Not seen the movie but yeah, that sounds good. It's such a pitty it only happens in movies
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It's not even a REAL tattoo! THE FRAUD! How many actresses will get RAPED now?!!!11??

Emma Watson jokes she needs a tattoo proof reader
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It's not even a REAL tattoo! THE FRAUD! How many actresses will get RAPED now?!!!11??

Emma Watson jokes she needs a tattoo proof reader
See? "tedious mileage"...
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Old 08.03.2018, 11:22
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I don't believe everyone that works at Oxfam is a sexual predator, I just believe that no charity should be state funded. Especially Oxfam as it has been hijacked and politicised. This scandal is a good reason to stop their funding.
What about some UN "peace" keepers?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_...N_peacekeepers

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Reporters witnessed a rapid increase in prostitution in Cambodia, Mozambique, Bosnia, and Kosovo after UN and, in the case of the latter two, NATO peacekeeping forces moved in. Instances of abuse in Cambodia caused widespread outrage after many of the abused women and girls also ended up contracting HIV/AIDS and other diseases that were not prevalent among the local population.[4] A Kosovo victims support group reported that of the local prostitutes, a third were under 14, and 80% were under 18. Amnesty said the victims were routinely raped "as a means of control and coercion" and kept in terrible conditions as slaves by their "owners"; sometimes kept in darkened rooms unable to go out.[2][5][6] In Haiti, the Sri Lankan peacekeepers wanted girls and boys as young as 12 for sex. "I did not even have breasts," said Victim No. 1, a girl. She reported to UN investigators that from ages 12 to 15 she had sex with over 40 peacekeepers, including someone called "Commandant" who paid her 75 cents. She stated that she slept in UN trucks on the UN base. In Haiti, 134 peacekeepers from Sri Lanka operated the child sex ring, luring children with candy and cash, according to the AP. After a U.N. report incriminated the peacekeepers, most were sent back to Sri Lanka, but none served any jail time.[1][7]
They'll never be prosecuted, of course. They're the "good guys"..
http://www.dw.com/en/bolkovac-un-tri...dal/a-19082815
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Re: When You Wish Upon a Weinstein

The fact that they hand out condoms when they send the guys to war is a confusing message it seems.
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The fact that they hand out condoms when they send the guys to war is a confusing message it seems.
Don't know if it's an urban myth but the army apparently issued condoms for keeping the rifle muzzle dry.

Although that now sounds like a mucky euphemism...
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What about some UN "peace" keepers?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_...N_peacekeepers


They'll never be prosecuted, of course. They're the "good guys"..
http://www.dw.com/en/bolkovac-un-tri...dal/a-19082815
Although it's only one person's opinion, here's an interesting thread on the mindset of aid workers.

https://twitter.com/robesonblogs/sta...08274193936384
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Old 08.03.2018, 14:57
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Doreen Tipton sums it up: https://youtu.be/tGJ63sST3mM

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This is absolutely fantastic. Worth it for the story about Bill and Hillary alone.

Our lawyer suggested that we provide some editorial context here to make it clear that this is “the unauthorised rushes of a dead criminal”.

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Although it's only one person's opinion, here's an interesting thread on the mindset of aid workers.

https://twitter.com/robesonblogs/sta...08274193936384
Yeah, I agree some fit this description. But it's a career after all, they're payed for that.

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See, what a good person I am? Helping all these poor people? See? See me? Me? Me Me Me?

It is the ultimate virtue signaller’s mask.
I think I like more those people who help other people even when nobody is watching so to say.
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Re: When You Wish Upon a Weinstein

Morgan Freeman - latest to be accused by numerous women:


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Freeman's accusers say he often made comments about women's bodies and appearances in public and would look them up and down and stare at their breasts.
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