Flags of shame

Jean Barker 17 comments | 2244 views

Nothing kills the racial Facebook fun and games like a reminder of what horror results from romanticising hatred, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

1020 calories in 5 minutes!

Jean Barker 7 comments | 3352 views

Is there anything in the world more American than eating your daily calorie allowance in your car for breakfast, asks Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

The rise of “Investigative Comedy”

Jean Barker 4 comments | 1165 views

When real news is broke and the corporates kings and queens will cut off your head for speaking out, the court jesters are the only trustworthy news source in the USA, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

USA: Is there a Straight Marriage Deficit?

Jean Barker 34 comments | 1737 views

Why does anyone think gay people marrying will suddenly prevent straight people marrying? Will it cause a marriage shortage, asks Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

SA xenophobia’s echoes in the US

Jean Barker 5 comments | 3619 views

The news of xenophobic attacks in SA represent everything everybody fears about our continent. Let’s not live up to their worst prejudice, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

South African-American?

Jean Barker 10 comments | 1980 views

Is there a chance I could belong in the USA - and why would that happen to someone like me, asks Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Children, learn to save yourselves

Jean Barker 7 comments | 1543 views

Are middle class kids too over-protected and out of touch for their own good - and for the good of the world, asks Jean Barker.

 

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Trevor Who The Hell?

Jean Barker 21 comments | 7330 views

America’s reaction to Trevor Noah’s hiring as the new face of the Daily Show has been anything but welcoming. However, this boat needs rocking, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Rebels can’t be radicalised

Jean Barker 2 comments | 773 views

Try to imagine a disobedient jihadi. You can’t, can you, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Hollywood exposed

Jean Barker 4 comments | 2452 views

Racist? Fake? Backstabbing? Money-grabbing? Why exactly is this a surprise? asks Jean Barker. It's called the movie “business”.

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Jean Barker

Why justice can’t breathe

Jean Barker 13 comments | 2728 views

"I can’t breath." Those are the words Eric Garner said at least nine times, on camera, as cop Daniel Pantaleo kept him in a chokehold that took his life, says Jean Barker>/b>

 
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'Welcome to the family'

Jean Barker 5 comments | 1804 views

Newsflash: Customers get treated badly in America, too, says Jean Barker.

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