Category Archives: Politics

Remember the Geek Bravado Ramble? It's back, in podcast form!

If you’re one of those people who has been crazy enough to stick around my content for a while, you may remember that way back when, I used to do a series of videos on my YouTube channel called The … Continue reading

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My Response to CBC's Coverage of the U.N. "Cyber Violence" Report

This morning, popular CBC Radio 1 news program The Current weighed in on the recent controversial U.N. “Cyber Violence Against Women and Girls” report. This was not a surprise to me. Unfortunately, as with most stories┬áthat involve feminist issues, The … Continue reading

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Where Online Social Liberalism Lost The Script

I don’t normally believe in reblogging and this is the first time I’ve ever done such a thing on Geek Bravado. However, this post resonated with my thoughts on the issue of the continuing decline of online discourse so much, … Continue reading

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Apple Can Do Better for Chinese Workers

With surprisingly coincidental timing, Apple today released a statement about working conditions in the Chinese factories they employ that has nothing to do with the recent This American Life story, honest. They’ve announced that they will now produce a continually … Continue reading

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Amazing This American Life Story On Chinese Manufacturing Conditions

My preferred content to listen to at work is podcasts and as always, I start my week’s rotation off with the always fantastic This American Life from NPR. If you haven’t listened to this podcast, it’s a fantastic show where … Continue reading

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America's Latest Stupidity: SOPA

Before I go any further, I think it’s important to state my position on the issue of piracy in as clear a manner as possible because I don’t fully take either polarised side in the debate. Firstly, make no mistake: … Continue reading

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Tobacco: Ban It or Shut Up

I don’t smoke and aside from trying and hating it a couple of times in high school, I never have and never will. I think it’s gross, smells awful and it’s bad for you. The thing is, the latter point … Continue reading

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