Erik Prince’s testimony was unmistakable; now it’s being called into question by another witness.
Whether it’s standing up to sexual abuse or male-dominated festival lineups, female Australian musicians, and their #MeNoMore campaign, have got their government listening
In 2015, a meme began circulating showing posters advertising some of the world’s biggest festivals with the male acts erased from the lineups. The few female musicians were left floating amid a sea of incriminating blank space. Since then, festivals have been under the scrutiny of people quick to howl down imbalance.
Those conversations mostly happen online, but over the new year, Melbourne trio Camp Cope took the issue onstage. To a packed tent in Lorne, Victoria, at their first show of Falls festival, singer Georgia Maq changed the lyrics to their song The Opener. “It’s another man telling us we can’t fill up a tent / It’s another fucking festival booking only nine women,” she belted out, challenging Australia’s largest touring festival while playing one of its stages.
Police release footage of “swerve the car” game to show the dangers.
U.S. troops deployed in 15 other African nations already qualified for the pay.
Late last week, Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges started making (weak) moves to self-regulate. This week, Japan is cracking down on exchanges over what Reuters reports as a lack of "proper" internal control systems as a means to mitigate risk. There…
Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey was in intensive care after the attack but is “stable and conscious”.
Richard Ford is appealing against his 45-year prison sentence, imposed for public protection.