Tuesday, June 28th
Marine Le Pen: Is this the most dangerous woman in France? "This jump in support for so polarising a figure raises a question that has ramifications not only in France, but also in other places where the far right is resurgent. Is Le Pen fille a different person from her father, or has racism simply become mainstream?"
To know us is to let us love "Why such widespread backing, from such surprising quarters? One major reason is that the wish and push to be married cast gay men and lesbians in the most benign, conservative light imaginable, not as enemies of tradition but as aspirants to it."
Revenge of the nerds "This is the new face of hacktivism - not the studied intellectual pomp of Julian Assange, but Heath Ledger's Joker from The Dark Knight. Chaos and anarchy, just for the heck of it. We should thank Lulzsec for reminding us that there is no privacy, nor any promise of privacy."
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