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The gun shy Obama

Another gun tragedy in the United States. In late February, African-American teenager Trayvon Martin was shot dead by George Zimmerman while walking home from the supermarket. 911 tapes from the incident revealed that Zimmerman had called the police to report that Martin was acting ‘suspiciously’ and was advised to avoid him – advice he ignored. Zimmerman was […]

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Book review – Role Models

Originally published in FUSE Online, 21 March 2012 (http://www.fusemagazine.com.au/index.php/regulars/op-ed/2217-role-models-by-john-waters)  When we think of role models we think of sports hero, rock stars and Hollywood hunks.  But, how about having a porn star as your role model? Or an alcoholic, verbally abusive owner of a local bar? Or, how about a member of the Manson family? […]