Mind The Gender Pay Gap – A BBC Programme We Don’t Have To Listen...

The BBC has a radio programme about the gender pay gap today. Fortunately, as the opening paragraph of this Guardian article by the maker shows, we don't have to listen to it. Because she's simply not got the basics...

About This Whole Transgender Rights Discussion

From our special correspondent, Esteban DeGolf: Given the amount of attention transgender issues (or am I supposed to say “issues of transgender”) are drawing there are a few things that have been ignored that I think ought to be discussed. Just...

At Least The Gender Pay Gap Is Being Properly Identified So We Do Nothing...

There is a gender earnings gap in British - as with all others - society. The interesting question is what is causing it, the important one what we do about it. The answers being, in turn, children and nothing. This...

Why Punch Down At College Kids? Because They’re Ignorant College Kids, Obviously

We're asked the following question over at Salon. One to which the correct answer could be we punch down at college kids because it's usually illegal to actually punch them. But there's a more important reason - that they...

Seems Sensible – Women Cannot Be Drag Queens Says RuPaul

I probably don't agree with RuPaul on much - certainly not what constitutes an interesting set list. Yet as a former habitue of Madame JoJo's I do think that he's grasped an important point here. No, women cannot be...

Finally A Decent Argument About Trans Rights

Google makes its living by hoovering up all the bright people it can find and then encouraging them to get on with being bright. It's not therefore all that much of a surprise to find that we've one of...

Institutional Racism Or Damn Good Gig?

Here we face one of those interesting little conundrums. We have evidence - not the complete amount to be sure - of something. But what is it that we've got that evidence of? It is possible to read this...

WTF! An Economic Tour of the Weird

The first thing to say about this podcast is that we discover that the dismal science isn’t always dismal. In this Economics Detective Radio podcast  the host, Garret Peterson, discusses the economic reasoning behind some of history’s strangest practices...

Published a Book? Let Us Promote It For You – For Free

We're going to start a new section here at the Continental Telegraph. We will indeed be having a standard review section but why not slightly turn the idea upon its head? Have the readership here being the reviewers? That...

Proof Perfect – The Welfare State Is Pro-Women

Just in time for International Women's Day we've proof perfect that we don't in fact have a problem. For we've - not that Zoe realises it of course - an insistence that the welfare state is pro-women. Something which...

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Lil’ Dicky’s Earth Day Song Feat Justin Bieber – Anyone Remember...

It is of course cruel to mock the afflictions of the young. By definition they're ill educated these days and similarly they've yet to...

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