The Standing Rock Sioux Have Been Heard. Now What?

Construction on a part of the Dakota Access Pipeline has been suspended, but protesters aren't going anywhere. By Zoë Carpenter Protesters demonstrate against the Dakota Access oil pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in Cannon Ball, North Dakota on September 9. (Reuters / Andrew Cullen / File Photo)  On Friday, when a federal judge denied the…Read more  The Standing Rock Sioux Have Been Heard. Now What?


  Jameson was not taking 'no' for an answer. He would run the race, he assured them. The only problem was for the first time in his life, he was stumped. He couldn't run and needed to save face. A radical solution occurred to him. He shot himself in the foot.

Cat, Pigeons, which is which?

When We Have to Talk About Kevin author, Lionel Shriver addressed the Brisbane Writers' Festival last week, she was under no illusion about the importance or potential impact of what she would say. So she came out with all guns blazing. Australian writer, Yasmin Abdel-Magied took exception to her speech and walked out. Her reaction…Read more Cat, Pigeons, which is which?