Author Archives: pat

How legal habit sets out to make the innocent guilty

I am a fan of Matthew Scott QC.His barrister blog is a perennial source of good insight and analysis, often brilliantly destroying the Tabloid takes on contentious cases. He is respected by the appeal court, and many more, and has … Continue reading

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From boys to men …who don’t rape

I campaign mostly now for fellow victims of false accusations – but I also want to prevent rape, so… The government has a strange way of tackling the issue of rape.It tries to punish, but is so super keen to … Continue reading

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Women who are actually trying to exterminate men

Only a twisted world could allow such foul entities the freedoms this one still enjoys. For those unaware of this person, what she has done, or what is currently going on, this is Beatrix, (Bea) Campbell, and, with her co-conspirators, … Continue reading

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Why do humans latch on to bad ideas…

…and then stick with them, even harder, the more evidence shows the idea is insane?I read of a young aristocrat army officer in 1914 whose parents were sincere atheists and raised the boy with home tutoring to have no knowledge … Continue reading

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One year of #MeToo BooHoo

A year of women claiming solidarity in victimhood? or a year in which agency, responsibility and honesty made a welcome come back? The story of #MeToo and “Time’sUp” is not a story of oppressed women, rising up against a tide … Continue reading

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Rape is not rare, and neither are women who lie about it.

(post updated May 2019) It still gets me frustrated on a weekly basis – that people cannot expand their minds wider than a crack in a door to see that both parts of this headline statement are true. In “my … Continue reading

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Mansplaining – a loser’s guide.

A look behind the phrase: “Mansplaining”… You must have heard of the word by now – even if my spellchecker hasn’t… During a lecture at Moe’s Books in Berkeley, California, Rebecca Solnit, author of an essay called  “Men explain things … Continue reading

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Farewell Big Pete, my fellow man.

The not at all short lived, international, Men’s AntiSexist Newsletter. I met Pete Six properly in Chapter 2 cinema, Cardiff when we both attended a relaunch meeting of the Cardiff Men’s Group,  it was the autumn of 1980, and it was … Continue reading

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Riots, Race, Rape and Right wing takes.

What are riots for? What are the root causes? Which groups in society gain and which lose from riot stories? “What have we got to gain?…Man, we’ got nothing left to lose!” Since the SCROTUS mentioned “what happened last night … Continue reading

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Lies, Jokes and Nazis

Phrases or words you may have heard… “Alt Right”, “Post Truth”, voter suppression, and now, “Heil Trump” and Neo Nazis. Like many people I treated much of Trump’s campaign as a joke – a bad taste joke – but nevertheless, all approached … Continue reading

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