Para los que seguimos las noticias en el ámbito internacional, esta semana hemos recibidos tremendos golpes a nuestra estima. Por un lado, el presidente Trump expidió una… 3,183 more words
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When you complete your census forms which box do you check? Welsh? British? Both?
Or when you complete an online form that requests your nationality do you get an uneasy feeling when you have to check the ‘British’ box, or do you just check the ‘Irish’ box instead? 1,882 more words
Tomorrow is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, but you probably haven’t heard it called that before.
The day commemorates the… 664 more words
No, watching an arthouse movie twice a year doesn’t count
Pete North puts into rather forceful words a sentiment which inchoately bubbles up within me every time I see a tearful Remainer painting the EU flag on their face and weeping into an eagerly waiting television camera about how the cruel, racist vote for Brexit has somehow ripped their “European identity” away from them. 834 more words
I begged once, back in 2014. I will not beg again.
Thus far I have refrained from commenting on Nicola Sturgeon’s tunnel-visioned decision to agitate for a re-run of the 2014 Scottish independence referendum following last year’s vote for Brexit. 1,923 more words
Recently, I began wondering why I have always had an innate interest in cultures that are not my own, why I’ve been driven constantly to put myself out of my comfort zone, why I am forever bewildered and stupefied by those who are not like me. 917 more words