Tag: warnings

Don’t Mention The (Entirely Fictional) War!

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday called on Amazon.com Inc to remove “irresponsible and offensive” subway advertisements for a new television show featuring Nazi-inspired imagery. The advertisements for “The Man in the High Castle” completely wrap the…

Something Does Indeed Need To Change…

…how about ‘acceptance of personal responsibility’ for starters? Ian Mercer, originally from Preston, said he was astonished that his 26-year-old son had been able to amass a large haul of guns. “How was he able to compile that kind of…

Yet More ‘Gentrification’ Whinging…

Samantha Gillison on living and eating in New York: Once upon a time, as Gore Vidal observed, New York City was a delightful place to live – especially if you were an impoverished foodie. Legendarily delicious eateries abounded, everyone had…

Out Of (Goose)Step..?

Once a model Social Democrat community where the poor in Germany’s Weimar Republic found help and support, the small town of Freital, just south of Dresden, has become a byword for German racism and intolerance. Replacing those old bywords like…