Selling sex: Wonder Woman and the ancient fantasy of hot lady warriors

Written by: Christian-Georges Schwentzel Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons When the film Wonder Woman is released in early June, it will surely join the blockbuster ranks of other recent comic book-inspired film franchises, including Batman, Superman, Spiderman, and X-Men. But that’s not just because it features a sword-wielding Gal Gadot in knee-high boots and a metal bodice.…

The new UN deal on aviation emissions leaves much to be desired

Written by: David Hodgkinson and Rebecca Johnston Photo credit: Wikipedia. Emissions fron international flights – a bugbear of efforts to combat climate change – will finally be regulated under a scheme agreed by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on Thursday last week. It’s a problem that had remained largely unaddressed by states – and airlines – since…