She’s got me by the balls

Castration is still legitimate justification for the cancellation of a marriage in Iran. But is there any restriction on DIY? “Khomeini concludes that a man may have intercourse with a girl under nine years old and divorce her without restriction,” so it would seem most unfair if that exit route were precluded. Danton having a…

The Catalan oligarchy

… and the obscene under-representation of mother-tongue Spanish speakers in positions of power.