Home Culture

Culture

Who Knew? Children Pose Costs To Women’s Careers

Well, one theory is that women aren't quite up there with the knowledge that children create costs for women's careers: Women's anticipation of the employment...

Should QI’s Sandi Toksvig Be Allowed To Undercut Presenters’ Wages In...

Sandi Toksvig has revealed that she's paid only 40% or so of what Stephen Fry was to present the same show, QI. Which does...

Reducing Welfare Reduces Crime – Is This A Surprise Or Not?

Some would say that reducing welfare will lead to more crime - the destitute must eat after all. Others might think that not having...

It Might Even Be Women Themselves Causing The Gender Pay Gap

It would, of course, be entirely dreadful to insist that all of the gender pay gap is as a result of the choices that...

Women’s Football Needs Either Charity Or Capitalism – There Is No...

We've one of those whines in The Guardian. How the patriarchy just doesn't take women seriously and leaves women's football to mere charity. The...

Just Do Something Stupid

The recent decision by Nike to choose Colin Kaepernick as a representative of the company raises a few interesting or curious issues. First - I...

Another Funeral Is Hijacked

Aretha Franklin's funeral was hijacked, just as that of Sen. John McCain was. Not by anti-Trump barbs by the speakers (although there were a...

The Gender Pay Gap Is About Familial Circumstances, Not Discrimination Or...

We see a great deal of huffery and puffery about the gender pay gap. Usually attached the the claim that this shows how misogynist...

Chesterton’s Fence Tells Us Whether We Still Need Offa’s Dyke Or...

Offa's Dyke is that ditch built to keep the Welsh out of Fair Old England. We might think that now we've let Ryan Giggs...

Silly Gender Pay Gap Solutions – Ban Asking About Previous Pay

We're obviously in the grip of a mania as silly as that of the Yellow Peril or the Dance for the Millennium before it....