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Walmart hiding Cosmo? Aren’t there better targets? | Rebecca Nicholson

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s annual ‘dirty dozen’ list misses some obvious targetsCosmopolitan has been removed from the checkouts at Walmart in the US, which the chain has attributed to a business decision, although it accepts that “concerns raised were heard”. The conservative... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The value of the written word

Ray Bradbury imagined a world without the printed word, a universe where firemen started fires instead of stopped them, in a quest to burn forbidden books - till one of them started questioning why. Incidentally, the act of burning books is called "biblioclasm" or "libricide", and here's your... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2013-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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