Monthly Archives: February 2013

BBC radio discussion on feminism, with Dr Catherine Hakim (updated with a link to the programme)

Update: an audio file of this discussion is now downloadable from Mike Buchanan’s YouTube page: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKhX1c3ow6BrzdzP3ydpeZQ/videos Next Monday, 4 March, there’s going to be a discussion on the state of feminism in Britain, on the BBC Radio 4 programme Start the Week. It will … Continue reading

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Our public consultation exercise

We’re embarking upon a lengthy public consultation exercise, and the related document (link below) should be self-explanatory. It includes proposals in 18 areas including education, employment, paternity fraud and domestic abuse. We invite feedback on the proposals, and suggestions for … Continue reading

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A message for poor heterosexual men

In a recent post I referred to the fact that men in the UK are more than three times as likely to commit suicide than women, and at particular risk are disadvantaged men in mid-life. The post had a link … Continue reading

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YouTube videos of Mike Buchanan at a House of Commons inquiry, and his ‘Daily Politics’ appearance

Our thanks to the technology-savvy MRA who set up a YouTube account. It now has the videos of Mike Buchanan’s appearance at the House of Commons inquiry into ‘Women in the Workplace’, as well as his appearance on the BBC’s flagship programme, Daily Politics: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKhX1c3ow6BrzdzP3ydpeZQ/videos In … Continue reading

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A new radio programme from ‘A Voice for Men’ – ‘Voice of Europe’

Some welcome news came to my attention this morning. I’ve written on numerous occasions about my admiration for a number of men’s rights websites including an American one, A Voice for Men (‘AVfM’). AVfM has been running radio programmes in … Continue reading

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Peter Lloyd fights the iniquity of ‘women only’ sessions at his local gym / pool

A year or two ago I challenged my local council about the iniquity of women-only sessions in the gym and swimming pool at my local leisure centre. The council’s first defence was that some women feel intimidated by the presence of men, … Continue reading

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New party logo

We’re expecting the party to be formally recognised by the Electoral Commission in around two weeks’ time, but we’re already in a position to publicise our new logo: 130217 J4MB logo Full credit for the design must go to an expatriate … Continue reading

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Why disadvantaged men in mid-life die by suicide

From a Samaritans report I’ll be covering shortly: Death by suicide can be described as a problem of men. Suicide incidence is higher among men than women across the western world. In the UK, men are three times more likely … Continue reading

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Right problem, wrong solution. How to help boys in school.

A typically powerful and insightful blog post (link below) by the American anti-feminist blogger ‘JudgyBitch’, occasioned by a report on negative gender stereotyping of British schoolboys. The feminisation of the primary and secondary education systems has been a disaster for boys and … Continue reading

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Paternity fraud and the male contraceptive pill

It’s been estimated that in the UK some 10% – 30% of babies’ biological fathers aren’t the men who’ve been led to believe they’re the fathers. It’s the leading but not only form of paternity fraud (I cite another form … Continue reading

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