Florida Woman Jailed for Boyfriend’s Abuse

A Florida woman, Scarlett Ruiz, was jailed when she “failed to report” the fact that her boyfriend punched her daughter in the stomach. But are we getting the whole story here? There are multiple reasons she may have failed to report: 1. The boyfriend threatened her that if she reported he’d harm her. 2. The boyfriend […]

On “Nice Blokes” and Why the Happy Person Isn’t Always the Nice Person

I’ve heard about how certain men can’t be rapists, or certain politicians can’t be backstabbers, or certain workplace members can’t be jerks or wife-beaters because they’re “such nice blokes.” Anyone, when in public, can be a rather nice bloke, for five, ten, even twenty minutes, or a few hours. But what about in private? “Nice […]