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Candidate 113-9815

Week One – We read about Western Washington University seeing looming failure due to the lack of diversity on their campus.  And by lack of diversity, university president Bruce Shepard means too many white students are in the classrooms.   598 more words

More on the Somali roundups in Kenya

Another must read is from Cedric Barnes at the International Crisis Group: Losing Hearts and Minds in Kenya. Horne argues that the roundups specifically contradict the unity messaging offered by the Kenyan government after Westgate and are likely to backfire by promoting marginalization and thus increasing the persuasive power of extremists.  308 more words

Kenya

If there had been no post-1945 mass immigration into Britain …

Robert Henderson

Without mass immigration we should not have ….

1.. A rapidly rising population.

2. Ethnic minority ghettoes. http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/edwest/100047117/britains-ethnic-ghettos-mean-liberals-can-wave-goodbye-to-their-dream-of-scandinavian-social-democracy/

3. Race relations legislation, most notably the Race Relations Act of 1976. 1,062 more words

Politics

Russians in search of a nation

Russians in search of a nation

Contrary to the popular belief that ordinary Russians do not have their own opinion and that the extremely high rating of president Putin post-Crimea are a result of intensive brainwash by the Kremlin controlled media- … 246 more words

Russia

How Gender, Ethnicity, and Age Affect Approachability

When we approach a librarian at a reference desk or anywhere else in the library, do we feel that it’s easier to approach if the librarian looks like us? 371 more words

Shadeism

I watched an interview with my favourite writers. Zadie Smith interviewed Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. They spoke of Americanah, hair, sexuality, feminism and colour. Check it out below: 456 more words

Ethnic diversity hard to find in rural communities

Diversity is lacking in small Kansas towns.

Many of these communities have populations that are at least 90 percent white, according to U.S. Census data. This is not a far cry from the percentages for Kansas and the country as a whole. 602 more words

Rural