Wikipedia introduces Hatshepsut as follows: Hatshepsut (/hætˈʃɛpsʊt/; also Hatchepsut; meaning Foremost of Noble Ladies; 1508–1458 BC) was the fifth pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt. Hatshepsut came to the throne of Egypt in 1478 […]
In August 2006, 18 months before I would choose to leave South Africa, I was invited to speak at a gathering of technology pundits. It was still the height of the last […]
Two years after the Lara Logan assault, women continue to be attacked at protests in Tahrir Square. Remember the Tahrir Square attack on Lara Logan two years ago while she was covering […]
The man who translated and promoted “Innocence of Muslims” demonstrates just how much blowback one man can create.
“If you can make a woman laugh, you’re seeing the most beautiful thing on God’s earth.” Who said it?
“My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.” Who said it?
The Iranian government arrested all the opposition leaders and moved them to a military jail over the weekend. Bear in mind none of these guys is an actual liberal, merely calling for […]
By Lee Camp
So what about Egypt, eh? Is there anything more amazing than the relatively spontaneous gathering of humanity to peacefully declare freedom for itself? This following Tunisia must bring up comparisons to Eastern […]