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Why say ‘riot’ when you can be vague and sensitive instead, AP Stylebook urges in newest Orwellian guidelines

Used as the journalism Bible by most English-language media, the AP Stylebook has updated its guidance for employing the word ‘riot,’ citing the need to avoid “stigmatizing” groups protesting “for racial justice.” While acknowledging the dictionary definition of riot as…

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Be careful! Cycling champ’s fate shows that tweeting emojis in support of Trump might cost you your job

The Trek-Segafredo cycling team has suspended junior road race world champion Quinn Simmons over “incendiary” tweets that show support for Donald Trump. Is this really all it takes to lose a career today? The first tweet in question from Simmons…

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‘Forgive me, Father, for I am white’: Kier Starmer absolves himself of the sin of whiteness with unconscious bias training

The British Labour leader enthusiastically prostrated himself before the gods of woke to purge his soul of racism, but this is not harmless virtue-signaling, it is promotion of dangerous indoctrination. When it comes to taking pride in your achievement, the…

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Bullying legal threat shows that frustrated EU is being outmaneuvered by UK dirty tricks in Brexit negotiations

As the Brexit endgame moves ever closer, the EU says it will sue the British government over its intention to breach the Withdrawal Agreement. But it’s a hollow threat borne out of exasperation over the UK’s tactics. As the European…

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Ban on Chinese students will be another act of crazy self-harm by Britain on its anti-Beijing crusade

Spurred on by America, the UK continues to alienate China with a ban on some students now reportedly planned. Post-Brexit, it should be trying to build bridges with Beijing, not burn them. As Donald Trump’s administration piles pressure on a…

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By postponing an exhibition featuring paintings of KKK figures, senseless censors are devaluing art

An exhibition by US painter Philip Guston has been put back until 2024, due to sensitivities over its Ku Klux Klan content. Political gestures like this compromise the art and insult the audience’s intelligence. The announcement of the postponement of…

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US political discourse is so toxic & divided that friends of 30 years no longer talk to me. The America I loved has gone forever

The bitter divisions in America are turning neighbour against neighbour and tearing families apart, amid an atmosphere of indoctrination where freedom of thought and speech is outlawed. I fear we’re on the road to civil war. 2020 has been one…

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Use of AI & digital ads in politics shows it’s a snake oil world of deception, manipulation & contempt for ordinary people

There is a worrying assumption that cuts across the political divide in 2020 – that the electorate are fickle, easily misled and manipulable. We are simply reduced to being data points that can be harvested and maneuvered at will. There…

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How can there be a culture war in the UK when the only culture it has to speak of is copied from the US?

Britain’s Stockholm Syndrome mimicry of America is at the heart of nearly everything it does, and points to a country that now has no discernible identity of its own. This week Boris Johnson threatened to appoint right-wing journalist Charles Moore…

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NYC’s ‘mask patrols’ add insult to injury as city languishes under endless shutdown

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to “aggressively” target mask refuseniks, but deploying hundreds of officials on “mask patrols” to fine violators will only amplify resentment of a regime that seems to enjoy inflicting misery. The mayor warned those…

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