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The depressing similarity between the Delhi bus driver Mukesh Singh and Oxford's Police

The depressing similarity between the Delhi bus driver Mukesh Singh and Oxford’s Police

You might not have seen the new BBC documentary India’s Daughter yet. But it’s likely you will have heard of the shocking interview that the bus driver Mukesh Singh gives in it. Singh, who’s awaiting the death penalty, talks frankly about his involvement in the brutal gang rape and murder of a young undergraduate on […]

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Putin, Literature and the Freedom of Speech

Putin, Literature and the Freedom of Speech

The most commonly quoted call for a remote political kill is found, not in the popular spy thriller, The Bourne Identity rather, the best quote is found in British history lessons and Christian churches. It is the call for assassins, with Henry II’s apocryphal whine, “Will no one rid me of this troublesome priest?” Apparently, […]

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Ukip's Rozanne Duncan might not like 'negroid features', but we shouldn't call her racist

Ukip’s Rozanne Duncan might not like ‘negroid features’, but we shouldn’t call her racist

Is Rozanne Duncan, the ex-UKIP councillor who made “jawdropping” remarks during the BBC’s “Meet The Ukippers”, actually racist? In her own words, she has an implacable hostility problem with “negroes” and negroid features. So far so prejudiced, I’m sure many of you will say. However, in my opinion, as a “Negress” with classic “negroid” features […]

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