Rebels can’t be radicalised

Jean Barker 2 comments | 594 views

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

Jean Barker

Children, learn to save yourselves

Jean Barker 7 comments | 1475 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.

Jean Barker

Hollywood exposed

Jean Barker 4 comments | 2379 views

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

Jean Barker

Why justice can’t breathe

Jean Barker 13 comments | 2670 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>

Jean Barker

'Welcome to the family'

Jean Barker 5 comments | 1735 views

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

Jean Barker

America’s got (voter ID) issues

Jean Barker 5 comments | 897 views

Democrats and Republicans are having another stupid argument about something that could easily be solved by simply getting something done, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Crazy Cases

Jean Barker 10 comments | 1731 views

People in other countries have always been amused by America's legal system, because it allows you to sue people for anything, including not realising how dumb you could be, even if they already know you're John Boehner, says Jean Barker.


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Worse than, like “like”

Jean Barker 13 comments | 3159 views

Millions of young Americans have contracted a deadly speech impediment, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Ebola panic in the US news

Jean Barker 14 comments | 3465 views

The "Ebola threat" to the USA is a Hollywood nightmare come true, or a Hollywood box office dream come true. And it's definitely a news cycle's dream come true, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Worse than al-Qaeda

Jean Barker 28 comments | 4744 views

Who would have thought you could actually create an organization that was worse than the Syrian regime, or worse than al-Qaeda, asks Jean Barker.

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Jean Barker

Missouri: The past bites back

Jean Barker 19 comments | 2219 views

The uprising over unarmed black teenager Michael Brown's shooting is really not so much about one young man, as all about what being brown-skinned still means in the USA, writes Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Fighting talk

Jean Barker 27 comments | 2666 views

It's impossible to have a civilised discussion about Gaza in with anyone I know in America right now, says Jean Barker.


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