Tag Equality

Jamaica decriminalizes pot… sort of

There is still much room for improvement because this is still rather discriminatory: it *discriminates against non-Rastafarian consumers (religious privilege)*, it discriminates against those who consume more than the minimum dose and it discriminates against consumers of drugs other than marijuana.

Malala gets the Peace Nobel

I’m happy about Malala Yousafzai getting the Nobel Peace Prize because hers is a political agenda that might actually help improve the lives of everyone in Pakistan. Getting women to study is giving them the tools to free themselves from superstition, giving them opportunities to question the status quo and letting them think for themselves.