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Asian and American? The aftermath of Donald Trump’s rise

Embed from Getty Images “It’s embarrassing,” says Carol, “Everyone in my hometown seems to think he’s a hero.” Carol is a doctor from Ohio who as been working in Bangladesh for more years than she cares to admit. She returns … Continue reading

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How to be a bigot

Embed from Getty Images I love working from home doing a job which actually requires me to interact with people socially both through social media online and in so-called ‘real life’. The fact I also get to chat with friends, … Continue reading

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How Racist are you? Your Guide to having a Racial Neutral Footprint

Just as we try to cut down our ‘carbon footprint’ these days and try to keep ourselves – as much as possible – ‘carbon-neutral’, so I think it is time we did the same thing to challenge our racial prejudices. … Continue reading

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Why Hitler was Right (and why we get things so wrong)

I’m busy writing my last essays for my MA at the moment and I am beginning to despair. I’m getting worse, not better! Just when I think I’ve researched something pretty well, my tutor takes a look at my draft … Continue reading

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My Town – part two

Continuing my two-parter on life in my midlands hometown. I got a lot of response from many friends from Coalville on my facebook – publicly and privately. Feel free to add your memories of the place in the comments below … Continue reading

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