Yemen's true death toll has topped 60,000 but media too ‘lazy’ to update body count – NGO

The body count from the conflict in Yemen surpassed 60,000 last week, according to an independent tally, yet mass media continue to cite old figures that heavily underestimate the devastation, an informed researcher has told RT. More than 60,000 people have been killed in Yemen since January 2016, according to a new report by Armed […]

Vanity Fair spoilers: Viewers slam ‘inaccuracies’ in show’s ITV debut ‘Lazy work’

The ITV adaption of the William Makepeace Thackeray novel is set with the backdrop of Napoleonic Wars. Tonight’s episode introduced main character Becky Sharp (played by Olivia Cooke) as she left her post as a French teacher in search of greater things. However, viewers spotted a few things that seemed out of place in the […]

Ugandan Women Fight Lazy Husbands With $6 'Sex Tax'

Schoolteacher Annet Nanozi was mad at her husband. A vehicle mechanic, he was refusing to help raise their four children. She realized he was instead spending his paycheck on alcohol and his time sleeping with barmaids. The 34-year-old decided to teach her husband a lesson. Now, when he comes home and wants sex, he needs […]

Busting the Myth of ‘Welfare Makes People Lazy’

“Welfare makes people lazy.” The notion is buried so deep within mainstream political thought that it can often be stated without evidence. It was explicit during the Great Depression, when Franklin D. Roosevelt’s WPA (Works Progress Administration) was nicknamed “We Piddle Around” by his detractors. It was implicit in Bill Clinton’s pledge to “end welfare […]

A cult craft brewer says its ‘beer for girls’ is satire — but women are slamming the company for the ‘lazy stunt’

BrewDog BrewDog released a “beer for girls” called Pink IPA, intended to satirize the beer industry.  However, many women saw the beer as part of the problem.  One Twitter user responded: I’m “so tired of brands doing lazy stunts in the name of equality & then when it falls flat trotting out the old ‘oh […]