On January 28, U.S. President Joe Biden showed he was in earnest with his promise to become the most pro-abortion president in American history by signing an executive order reversing Donald Trump’s “Mexico City Policy” that blocked funding to international aid groups that include abortion services in their programs.
The extraordinary sequence of events which began with the allegation by a ministerial staffer, Brittany Higgins, that she had been raped in Federal Parliament two years ago by a fellow staffer, has ballooned into a national political crisis affecting the standing of the Morrison Government. The Prime Minister, who said he knew nothing of the allegations until they were aired in the media, announced three separate inquiries into the culture of Parliament House which permitted such a crime to occur, but was widely condemned for the delay in bringing the alleged perpetrator to justice, and for tolerating a toxic macho…
Cynical Theories: How universities made everything about race, gender, and identity – and why this harms everybody
by Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay Swift Press, LondonPaperback: 352 pages Price: AUD$29.99 Reviewed by Bill James