Tag: racism

Because It’s Public Transport, Courteney…

Courteney Hocking finds irritable people on public transport baffling (as well as a handy tool to bash her country, of course): Like a bad spin off of Australia’s Funniest Home Videos or a new, viral social media campaign to ward…

One in a million

Language and mores change over the years and what was acceptable in the past is no longer acceptable now. That’s not to say that the likes of the current round of sex cases from forty years ago being dredged up…

Diversity Courses For Dummies Doggies!

A new report focusing on the Canine Special Detail of the LA Sheriff’s Department (LASD) has uncovered a vast increase in the number of minority individuals bitten by police dogs since 2004. And in the first six months of this…

Not The Usual Sort Of ‘Extremists’..?

Police are investigating an attack on a political leader and journalist connected with the Bangladesh ruling party who was beaten up in a street attack in London’s East End after being targeted by extremists. Ah. The usual suspects? Political and…

‘Blue On Blue’ Is Great Fun, Yes…

…until you realise you’re the one getting stuck with the bill: A 14-year race discrimination court battle has cost the taxpayer almost a million pounds. Equality campaigner Natasha Sivanandan won £420,000 in compensation after a council-funded anti-racism group turned her down for…