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Plus-sized bullshit

“Plus-sized” being thrown around too much Article: Sonia Stanger – Contributor wo weeks ago, Cosmopolitan magazine posted a link on their Facebook page to a photo shoot of Australian supermodel Robyn Lawley, whom they referred to as “sexy,” but also as “plus-size.” What followed was an outpouring of indignation by Facebook users, who took umbrage with the term, leaving hundreds of comments chiding the magazine for labeling Lawley, a healthy size ten, as “plus-size.” Clearly ...

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The Big Brother State

The book turns into reality at Sochi Article: Liam Fitz-Gerald – Contributor o those who value a reasonable expectation of privacy, these words ought to scare the hell out of you; “no expectation of privacy.” This is what the U.S. State Department has said to individuals planning to attend the upcoming Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Two prominent Russian journalists have revealed that the upcoming games will possess the most intensive surveillance measures ever seen ...

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Is anybody listening?

Neil Young, The Oilsands, and Duty to Consult Article: Richard Jensen – Contributor eil Young has stirred up an incredible storm of talk and rhetoric with his four-concert tour across Canada. The amazing amount of TV time, column space, and radio rants generated by four little concerts has been filled with opinions from just about every aspect you could conceive of in the debate about oilsands, economic development, and the role of celebrities in social ...

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It’s only the Golden Globes

“Just like the Oscars, just without the esteem.” Article: Ravinesh Sakaran – Contributor o, the 71st Annual Golden Globes just aired last Sunday, and man was I ecstatic to see Matthew McConaughey win Best Dramatic Film Actor for his portrayal of Ron Woodruf, a homophobic and racist electrician who is zealous in his efforts to find unconventional treatments after being diagnosed as H.I.V positive, in the movie Dallas Buyers Club. Jared Leto bagged the movie ...

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