Conversations with History – James Gustave Speth

by matttbastard

James Gustave Speth, Dean of the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, discusses his new book, The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability.

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Catch of the Day.

by Isabel

Ladies, line up. This one is a charmer!

“Rape is simply sex (I am talking about ‘husband-rape’ here)… Women enjoy sex, so rape cannot be such a terrible physical ordeal…To suggest that rape, when conducted without violence, is a serious crime is like suggesting force-feeding a woman chocolate cake is a heinous offence.”

A lovely quote from the now-former British National Party’s London Assembly candidate Nick Eriksen. If that doesn’t get your heart a-fluttering, I don’t know what will!

Via Jessica/Feministing.

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