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Anzac Day, Propaganda, and the Making of Endless Wars

Anzac Day will soon be upon us and publicity surrounding the centenary has reached fever pitch. But what is really going on?

Last wednesday, I attended a forum  1,258 more words

Politics

Hey DC Comics and The Flash, Diversity Covers Disability Too!

The following post contains spoilers for the CW show, The Flash Television shows based on DC Comics generally do pretty well in representing women and people of colour. 1,022 more words

Disability

Writing Diversely: Disabilities

REMINDER: Don’t forget to join our April Giveaway to win a copy of The Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard or None of the Above by I.W. 1,126 more words

Local radio and local support

I received a phone call last week from Radio York to respond to Katy Hopkins comments in the press about those with dementia. I’m not even going to give her space on my blog to repeat what she said but needless to say it was the routine ignorant statement looking for a reaction. 252 more words

Media Representation

Suicide and Homicide, the Role Models for Mentally Ill

One of the inspirations for this entry was an article from another blogger living with schizophrenia. I recommend you to read it: This Has Been Heavily Edited to Suit All Audiences… 899 more words

White Man in Foreign Lands: Xenophobia and Racism in Movies

Every few years, it happens.

Innocently sitting in a theater — desperate for redemption for our now empty wallets — the house lights dim and the string of trailers begins. 1,519 more words