No contraception, no dole

by: GARY JOHNS, The Australian

IF a person’s sole source of income is the taxpayer, the person, as a condition of benefit, must have contraception. No contraception, no benefit.  This is not an affront to single mothers or absent fathers, or struggling parents. Such a measure will undoubtedly affect strugglers, it undoubtedly will affect Aboriginal and Islander people in great […]

The Contradiction That Rules Feminism

Harvey C. Mansfield, The Hoover Institute

    Image credit:  Barbara Kelley Feminism in the universities is nothing new. The movement had its start among intellectuals outside universities—Simone de Beauvoir in Paris, Betty Friedan in America—but soon made its way to academia. Feminism was able to change American society from the top down, but that did not prevent feminism from expressing, […]

We mustn’t make boys feel bad about being male

Elizabeth Jackson, ABC

  PHOTO: Do we really want little boys left feeling bad about being male? (Elizabeth Jackson) Our public schools should not portray domestic violence as a battleground of boys versus girls. We must ensure we don’t send children the wrong message, writes Elizabeth Jackson. Remember this. I like girls. I am one. I also like boys; I gave […]

Film Documentary “Erasing Dads” censored in Argentina

Documentary “Erasing Dad” censored in Argentina This entry was posted on September 11, 2014 by filminginargentina, in Argentina Movies, Current Projects, Our finished films and projects, Women Directors and tagged Argentina, argentina divorce documentary, argentina documenary, Argentina Movies, Borrando a papa, censorship, CHANGE.ORG, Childrens rights, City law guild, court cases, Divorce, Documentary, Erasing dad, Fathers rights, […]

McIntosh: Cat on a hot tin roof ?

By Robert Whiston - Kids First - Children's Rights Activists (CRA) - on a hot tin roof ?’

  Like a cornered cat, researcher Dr. Jennifer McIntosh now has nothing to lose. Backed into a corner over the validity of her “academic” claims about child custody she is running for cover. But in this fight for her honour is it already too late ?  Is her reputation, at best, already on ‘life support’ […]

Boys’ Education – The Heat Death of Democracy

“In a Closed System, Stupidity Tends to Increase Until It Reaches a Maximum”   Long-time readers, if there is one, will notice that I have written of much of this before. I thought it worth another take               In  something called Upshot,   apparently the love child of the New York Times, I find a piece […]

Empty days, lonely nights

Bettina Arndt  A belief that children under three should not stay overnight with their separated or divorced father has underpinned our family law system for years. Has it all been a mistake?  Bettina Arndt reports. Across Australia, fathers are being told in mediation sessions or by lawyers that there’s no hope of overnight contact with children […]

Working women must stop blaming men for their troubles, says Sunrise presenter Natalie Barr who has ‘never been discriminated against’

Natalie Barr, Daily Telegraph, Sydney 369 comments Natalie Barr, pictured out on location, gives a no-holds-barred account of her career path – and life as a working mother. Picture: Channel 7. Source: Channel 7 Sunrise star gives honest account of her career Reveals tough decisions made as a mother Shouldn’t be a case of ‘us’ and ‘them’ with men […]

Don’t kid yourself, Cate Blanchett – women are no longer a ‘niche’

Celia Waldren, UK The Telegraph Entertainment

The Oscar winner is guilty of triumphal whingeing in her acceptance speech  –    and what’s more, she’s wrong: women have never had it so good in Hollywood Keep it real, Cate Blanchett Photo: Rex Features   “Forty-five seconds,” Jared Leto lamented at a party the night before his   Best Supporting Oscar win on Sunday. “That’s all […]

FAMILY LAW: The innocent victims of ‘no-fault’ divorce

by Augusto Zimmermann, News Weekly 1 March 2014

The “no-fault” divorce revolution that spread across the Western world was led in the 1970s by members of the cultural, academic, legal and political elites, in particular by radical feminists who made the case for easy divorce as a means of women’s liberation. By declaring marriage to be an oppressive institution, they demanded “no fault” […]