Archive | December, 2012

Happy Holidays and Predictions for 2013

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Happy Holidays from Article 3!
 Happy Holidays From Article 3! Or as you would say in another part of the world… Een plesierige kerfees (Afrikaans) I’d miilad said qua sana saida (Arabic) Felices Pasquas Y felices ano Nuevo (Spanish, Argentina) Shenoraavor Nor Dari yev Pari Gaghand (Armenian) Tezze Iliniz Yahsi Olsun (Azeri) Zorionak eta Urte Berri On! (Basque) Vesele Vanoce…
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First a Missouri Senate candidate and now a California Judge. When will we finally shuck off these offensive and unscientific views on rape?

California Judge Admonished For Rape Remarks

Remember Todd Akin, Missouri’s Republican candidate for the Senate who infamously said that in instances of “legitimate rape” women’s bodies have a way “to shut that whole thing down”? You probably do — it created such a media firestorm that Republicans everywhere were jumping as far away from Akin as possible, while women’s organizations, the…
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Is this what free speech looks like in an armed society?

FYIs: Guns & Society, Climate Change and The Hobbit

This week’s FYIs cover a broad range of voices and opinions from across the web. National and local debates are heating up over issues of gun control, ‘Plan B’ of the fiscal cliff, climate change, and, thanks to Instagram’s latest move, digital privacy. The Freedom of an Armed Society In light of Friday’s tragic events…
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Over 100 million people use and love Instagram. Will we all submit to the new terms or will this be a successful consumer revolution?

Is It Even Legal? Instagram’s New ‘Terms of Service’ Has The Internet Up in Arms

A few days ago, Instagram posted a little notice to all of their users. This notice was about changes to their ‘Terms of Service (“TOS”)’. If you were like me, you took small note of it and decided to read it later. And perhaps that is what Instagram was hoping everyone did because the changes…
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Jonathan Vilma is accused of offering a $10,000 reward of his own. Now he is suing Roger Goodell for defamation.

Why You Shouldn’t Feel Bad for Jonathan Vilma & the Rest of the Saints

When Ernest Hemingway commented, “Maybe a story is better without any hero,” he was referring, of course, to his thoughts on his first novel The Sun Also Rises and the battered and broken people who fill its pages. That, or he is the best-known author to never publicize the fact that he was psychic and…
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