The first “The Future is Female” T-shirt appeared during the early 1970s. The design was inspired by Labyris Books, which was the first women’s bookstore in New York City, owned by Jane Lurie and Marizel Rios. Established photographer Liza Cowan took a picture of her musician girlfriend Alix Dobkin wearing the T-shirt. The photograph was then used
Native to Lebanon, and some African and other Middle Eastern countries, is the carnivorous mammal known as the Striped Hyena (Hyaena hyaena). Misconceptions surrounding this animal abound. These false notions have been propagated and passed on from generation to generation, creating a distorted image of the hyena. This distortion has become stuck in the minds of
The rising numbers of refugee boats arriving in Australia between 1999 and 2001, approximately 9500 unauthorized boats, had begun worrying the Australian government. Tasked with addressing these concerns, the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers published a report containing short, medium and long-term solutions. The short-term solutions included establishing offshore processing “facilities” on two islands, the Republic of
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is an Obama-era initiative that grants recipients legal working rights and protection from deportation to eligible illegal immigrants. Only those who were brought to the US as children, have resided in the US since 2007, finished or are in school/armed forces and have no significant criminal record
Some authors, such as Mayanthi Fernando, believe that there are two types of secularism: classical and new. I am mainly concerned with how these authors define the former. They say that it is “non-interventionist” or, at least, they contrast it with the latter which is “interventionist”. This is a view that I completely disagree with.