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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : It’s ‘How You Play the Game’

Vince Lombardi was famous for saying, “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.” Image from Great American Things.Did winning become everythingfor Penn State’s Joe Paterno? By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver / The Rag Blog / November 16, 2011 Forty-eight years ago, … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : It’s ‘How You Play the Game’

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SPORT / Dave Zirin : The World Joe Paterno Made

Penn State fans. Image from The Big Lead.Fan culture, rape culture,and the world Joe Paterno made The pain might run deeply in Happy Valley but the cancer runs deeper. By Dave Zirin / The Rag Blog / November 14, 2011 … finish reading SPORT / Dave Zirin : The World Joe Paterno Made

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Leonardo Boff : The Church, Celibacy, and the Criminal Sinners

Why the Church neither can nor wantsTo abolish the law of celibacyBy Leonardo Boff / The Rag Blog / April 13, 2010 The surge of cases of pedophile priests in almost every Catholic country persists, revealing the magnitude of this … finish reading Leonardo Boff : The Church, Celibacy, and the Criminal Sinners

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The Shroud of Vatican

Political cartoon by Ralph Solonitz / The Rag Blog / April 13, 2010[Ralph Solonitz’ cartoons also appear at MadasHellClub.net]The Rag Blog

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Tom Keough : The Unionization of Starbucks and the Rape of Kati Moore

CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. California teen girl sues Starbucks over sexual abuse Seattle-based Starbucks is feeling the heat over an ex-worker’s accusations of sex abuse on the job. And an ABC News investigation has uncovered evidence that it’s part … finish reading Tom Keough : The Unionization of Starbucks and the Rape of Kati Moore

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Forced Prostitution in Mexico : Lost Women of the Narcoguerra

“Sex Slave” by Vangobot / Pop Art Machine.Organized crime in Mexico:Massive transnational sex trade The networks of traffickers in women use Mexico as a bridge to move teens to the U.S. and Canada where they are sold and sexually exploited. … finish reading Forced Prostitution in Mexico : Lost Women of the Narcoguerra

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Rape Not Just South Africa’s Problem

Women place white flowers outside parliament during a demonstration in Cape Town. Photo from AFP. While the South African numbers may be particularly high, this is a worldwide problem. Men… have been brought up to believe that women are second-class … finish reading Rape Not Just South Africa’s Problem

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New Abu Ghraib Photos Said to Depict Graphic Rape Scenes

Previously released photo from Abu Ghraib prison. The new photos, many reportedly depicting sexual abuse, are said to be much worse. Photo from Telegraph, U.K.Photographs which Barack Obama is attempting to censor include images of apparent rape and sexual abuse, … finish reading New Abu Ghraib Photos Said to Depict Graphic Rape Scenes

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Iranian Women : Fighting Back

Iranian women. Image: public domain. See Iranian women: A force to be reckoned with, by Talajeh Livani, below. ‘Death by stoning’: Save Kobra NajjarBy Catherine Price / July 30, 2008 Her name makes her sound like a bit like a … finish reading Iranian Women : Fighting Back

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Pvt. LaVena Johnson ‘Committed Suicide’ and ‘Was Not Brutally Raped and Murdered’

Pvt. LaVena Johnson.Another cover-up in a war full of cover-ups and liesby Meg White / July 29, 2008 They don’t care. They put on a uniform and they say honor and integrity and they have no morals, no honor and … finish reading Pvt. LaVena Johnson ‘Committed Suicide’ and ‘Was Not Brutally Raped and Murdered’

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Military Women Ready to Rock the Boat

Sgt. Jennifer Hogg speaks out against sexual harassment and assault in the military. She calls attention to the importance of the upcoming election for military women. Photo by Jackie Scalone.‘For the military this election has heavy stakes’By Jennifer Hogg For … finish reading Military Women Ready to Rock the Boat

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Sex Crimes in the White House

Fernando Botero / Abu Ghraib 57, 2005. Image © Fernando Botero, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York.Abu Ghraib and the Sexualization of TortureBy Naomi Wolf / July 7, 2008 Naomi Wolf is a best-selling author and essayist. NEW YORK – Sex … finish reading Sex Crimes in the White House

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