Archive for November, 2009

EU-Innenminister liefern Bankdaten der Bürger amerikanischen Ermittlern aus

Entschärftes Swift-Abkommen der EU mit USA besiegelt

30.11.2009 | 13:41 |  (DiePresse.com)

Die EU-Innenminister gewähren US-Ermittlern legalen Zugriff auf “alle relevanten Daten” europäischer Bankkonten. Sie dürfen sie aber nicht weitergeben. Österreich und Deutschland haben als letzte die Blockade aufgegeben. (…) Continue reading ‘EU-Innenminister liefern Bankdaten der Bürger amerikanischen Ermittlern aus’

Commonwealth: Free health care for women and children

Commonwealth countries are expected to make a landmark agreement on universal healthcare for almost one-third of the world’s population, including free health care for women and children.

The agreement, reached at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Trinidad and Tobago, comes after Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s call at the United Nations in September for all developing countries to remove fees for healthcare, starting with services for women and children. ( …) Continue reading ‘Commonwealth: Free health care for women and children’

Poor boys ‘turned into criminals’ at school (UK)

In a damning report, it was claimed thousands of white British and black Caribbean boys from the poorest backgrounds were being consigned to a “lifetime of crime, drugs and prison” after being failed at school.

The report blamed the “ideological fads” of the left-wing educational establishment.

Anger over women-only shortlists

There was anger and dismay today after the Labour Party forced women-only shortlists on both the Wigan and Makerfield seats.

Against the majority of local members’ wishes, a selection panel from the National Executive Committee insisted that positive discrimination was the way forward in the neighbouring constituencies.(…)

One Wigan party member who declined to be named said: “This is scandalous, sexist and a big blow to democracy.

“We should be able to pick from all the available candidates purely on merit, not restrict ourselves because of their gender.”(…)

Boys face compulsory feminism programs in state schools across Victoria

... in a major push to prevent violence against females

The report says programs for all students should start at primary level and be reinforced across all year levels in subjects including drama, English, science and sport.

They would combat common attitudes among boys such as young women are either “good girls or sluts”, the report said.

It said feminist theories were best at explaining the link between gender power relations and violence against women, and must underpin the programs.

But the authors of the “Respectful Relationships Education” report admitted there was considerable community hostility to feminism, even among teachers and students.

“However, a feminist conceptual framework is essential both to reflect research on violence in relationships and families and to anchor the political commitments of the program,” they said.

(Herald Sun)

Nachpfiff 5: Ehrennachschläge

Tiger Woods von seiner Ehefrau gerettet

Der superreiche Golfsuperstar Tiger Woods hatte am Freitag um 1/2 3 Uhr in der Nacht zuerst einen Hydranten vor seiner Ausfahrt umgefahren und dann das Auto gegen einen Baum gelenkt. Ein Nachbar alarmierte die Rettung. Als die kam, war Woods sechs Minuten lang halb bewußtlos, er blutete an der Unterlippe beziehungsweise im Gesicht, seine Frau war über ihn gebeugt und hatte einen Golfschläger bei sich. Continue reading ‘Nachpfiff 5: Ehrennachschläge’

White Ribbon für den 5. Nachpfiff

White Ribbon Golfing


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