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Soph0571

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Gender: Female
Hometown: UK
Home country: UK
Current location: UK
Member since: Fri Oct 13, 2017, 06:59 PM
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About Me

I am a Brit. I am a working class child of the troubles in Belfast who now lives a life of privilege. I am an anti-racist, progressive monster for truth. If I fail in being that monster, call me out....

Journal Archives

The Opposition on Brexit?!?!



We are all screwed....

Chris Matthews to Kamala Harris: After Busing Experience, How Did You Not 'Have Hatred Towards White

...People?’

That’s when Matthews said this:

“This is really important to people of all backgrounds and ethnicities. I don’t like the word race — ethnicities. How did you come out of that and not have hatred towards white people generally? You talked about being a kid and having other kids being kept off as friends because their parents looked at you as someone else.”


[link:https://www.mediaite.com/tv/chris-matthews-to-kamala-harris-after-busing-experience-how-did-you-not-have-hatred-towards-white-people/|

Are you fucking kidding me? Old white privileged dude asking such a fucking stupid question to a black woman running for President.... he is doing the right wing racist co-horts job for them...

Liberal values are 'obsolete' - #Putin's Financial Times interview

He is a devil. He is a populist horror

As David Lammy put it so well

https://twitter.com/DavidLammy/status/1144500471572434944

Thanks but no thanks, Donald Putin. I’ll take free speech and rights for minorities over nationalism and oppression any day of the week.


This is the man who would steal 2020 for Trump. We are in scary times.

Journalism at work, folks.

https://twitter.com/Yamiche/status/1144434388630933504

Bernie Sanders: That is a mischaracterization of my stance.
Rachel Maddow: That is a quote from you.

7:36 pm - 27 Jun 2019


https://twitter.com/MSNBC/status/1144436123122524161

Rachel Maddow: A "newspaper recently released portions of an interview you gave ...'My own view on guns is, everything being equal, states should make those decisions.'"

Bernie Sanders: "That's a mischaracterization of my thinking."

Maddow: "It's a quote of you." #DemDebate2


Heh

I would not like to come up against the Maddows big brain if I was obfuscating

One human rights abuse at a time



Just sayin'

Intricate Effigies

Playing to the worst stereotypes to gin up a right-wing base of odious enmity.

Diversity is not a dirty word. Diversity in population and diversity in religion strengthens communities. We know that there are some who create tensions for all of us when people that are perceived as ‘other’ move into certain local populations and they regard them as forming a risk to the ‘majority’ i.e., the people that look and think exactly like them! They perceive them as strangers. They perceive them as intruders. They perceive them as taking over. These perceptions are reinforced through the right-wing media and the false and hateful narrative of the current administration.

Anyone who can reach past this fog of deceit and disdain knows that new arrivals integrate in unexpected and wonderful ways. They enrich our communities, not debase them, as the right wing would have you believe. People come to the West to try and make a living; they go through struggles to establish themselves and their identities. Transitions come with stresses and strain, but time passes, the newcomers find their feet, contribute to the wider community and feeling like a newbie dissipates.

A lot of the fear we see today around immigration comes from scaremongering, stoking fears and hatred, playing to the worst stereotypes to gin up a right-wing base of odious enmity. Every new community is seen as somehow ‘bad’ by the right wingers that are currently having their moment in the populist sun, but America and Britain are both countries that were settled by migrants. Waves of migrants have settled on our shores and done much to support the economic prosperity of our nations. People move around. That is just what happens. Migration in, migration out. People want to live in all sorts of places for all sorts of reasons.

Economic migrants are inherently seeking out ways to better the fortunes of their families, and who can blame them. They want to work hard to better their lot. The low skilled no skilled economy would flounder without migrants to do the jobs no-one else wants to do for the price that business is prepared to pay.

On top of all of that as two of the richest nations on the planet we have a moral obligation to offer asylum, and if anyone tries to tell me that the crisis in central America, in the Middle East and in some parts of Africa is not producing waves of people who under international law are entitled to seek asylum in a fair, transparent and timely process, I will literally bite them….

Angry laws made by angry men, restricting reproductive justice for women.

If there was a referenda on equality of access for abortions where only women were entitled to vote, what do you think the result would be?

Hhhhmmmm

Let me guess...



Get the fuck out springs to mind...

If anyone can solve it Nancy Drew can! hehe

Alabama Woman Indicted After Someone Else Shoots Her in the Stomach, Killing Her Unborn Child

An Alabama woman who was shot in the stomach, resulting in the death of her unborn child, was indicted on a manslaughter charge by a grand jury. The reason? She started the dispute that led to her getting shot.

Initially, police charged 23-year-old Ebony Jemison for shooting 27-year-old Marshae Jones in December of 2018 outside a Dollar General in Birmingham. But according to AL.com, a police investigation determined that it wasn’t Jemison who was to blame for the shooting—it was Jones, for starting it:

“The investigation showed that the only true victim in this was the unborn baby,’’ Pleasant Grove police Lt. Danny Reid said at the time of the shooting. “It was the mother of the child who initiated and continued the fight which resulted in the death of her own unborn baby.”

Reid added that the fight began over the unborn baby’s father, and that the investigation found that Jamison was defending herself.


[link:https://jezebel.com/alabama-woman-indicted-after-someone-else-shoots-her-in-1835892341|

And so it begins.... where will it stop
She wore high heels and fell over?
She had a glass of wine?
She continued to work?
She continued to drive a car?

etc et al

Effectively if you are pregnant in Alabama wrap yourself in cotton wool, or live in fear...cause you never know. It is outrageous!

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