And I don’t even like that movie.
Anyhow, these are the stories that caught my eye recently.
Latin American Nations Push UN to Drop Zero Tolerance on Drugs (The Moderate Voice)
Australian Prime Minister Gillard’s Sexism Speech Sparks Divisive Reaction (The Moderate Voice)
Australian PM lances a sexist boil in Parliament (Boing Boing)
Australian Attorney General says that public scrutiny of spying bill would not be in the public interest (Boing Boing) <– I don't know about you, but when I hear that, the only thing I can think is "what the *Hell* is this man trying to cover up.
Austrian Daredevil Felix Baumgartner Breaks Sound Barrier in Record Space Jump (The Moderate Voice)
Bhutan Aims to Be First 100% Organic Nation (The Moderate Voice)
Kids are at Home, with Parents, in Bolivia Prisons (The Moderate Voice)
What Canada stands to lose in the war on science (Boing Boing)
Climate of Fear Takes Hold in France’s Jewish community (The Moderate Voice)
GreeceWatch: Troika Spat, Cuts Near, Rightist Rage (Guest Voice) (The Moderate Voice)
India’s Top Court Orders Toilets for Every School (The Moderate Voice)
India’s 50,000 Missing Children (The Moderate Voice)
India Fights to Protect Traditional Home Remedies (The Moderate Voice)
The Help: Status, Servants and Double Standards in Lebanon (The Global Mail)
Libya Consulate Was Invaded, Torched by Armed Mob: US (The Moderate Voice)
Attack on U.S. Consulate and Citizens Must Never Be Repeated (Quryna, Libya) (The Moderate Voice)
To summarize the below: The Taliban are whiney, scared, little boys, who can’t handle the idea that a woman is a person and has the ability to think, learn, and succeed. To prove to their spineless little wonder-worm that they’re better than women, they attacked a little girl. Brilliant, a******les.
All my love, affection, good wishes, and compassion go to Malala Yousafzia
Pakistan Child Rights Activist Shot in Head: Doctors (THe Moderate Voice)
Taliban Vow Again to Kill Pakistani Girl (The Moderate Voice)
Shot Pakistani girl shows improvement: military (The Moderate Voice)
Pakistan Child Activist Facing ‘Critical’ 36-48 Hours (The Moderate Voice)
Doctors Hopeful for Pakistani Girl Shot by Taliban (The Moderate Voice)
Why Malala Yousafzia Matters (The Moderate Voice)
The Decent People: LGBT pride in the former Yugoslavia (Boing Boing)
Fury in Spain Boils Over at Mitt Romney’s Debate Remark (Spanish Newspaper Roundup) (The Moderate Voice)