Tag: Intolerance

Interesting Times Ahead….

…and Denmark seems to be a bellwether: Nearly a year after the influx of migrants into Europe reached its peak, the repercussions can now be felt in thousands of classrooms across the continent as a new school year begins. Whereas…

“What Are You Rebelling Against?”

“Skateboarder stoppers, man…” A battle of wills is being played out on Bristol’s ledges and benches. Skatestoppers – or “skater-haters”, as they are sometimes called – are metallic knobs attached to a city’s street furniture to prevent skateboarders from using…

Nothing Much Happens! Film At 11!

A shocking video reveals how two men were subjected to homophobic abuse as they walked through a town holding hands. Ermagherd! BBC Radio presenter Iain Lee launched the experiment with Justin Dealey after a listener revealed people “shouted abuse” at…

We Have A New Phobia, Folks!

Jake Bowers, the ‘Guardian’s Romany correspondent, on the expected Roma influx: As January 2014 approaches and the anti-immigration lobby warns of the arrival of millions from Romania and Bulgaria, it’s essential that progressive politicians – and I’m assuming Blunkett considers…

Fido And Tiddles Will Be Next…

…I mean, would anyone put it past them? The RSPCA has called for a general ban on keeping monkeys as pets after a case of animal neglect was heard by a Plymouth court. Yes indeed. Because this idiot bought an animal…