Entries by Gary Spedding from 01/2013

Victim Blaming: The Way I See It

| Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Campaigns focused on rape prevention are presently of exceptionally poor standard, with the current context, more often than not finding law enforcement and judicial representatives actively facilitating a culture of blaming the victims of rape rather than tackling perpetrators head-on.

Arab-Jewish Unity: An Innovative Direction for Israeli Politics

| Posted 01.11.2013 | UK Politics

In just under eleven days, the world will once again tentatively gaze towards the State of Israel, some with optimism and others with harsh skepticism. As elections to the 19th Knesset edge ever closer, we need to be mindful of what the new Knesset could potentially shape up like.

Same-Sex Marriage: How Devolved Governments Can Still Freely Discriminate

| Posted 01.25.2013 | UK Politics

The misuse of democratic power in order to prevent changes in legislation that would prevent existential discrimination against minorities such as LGBT is a frightening reality.