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Who benefits? Terrorism in Kenya and the scapegoating of Somali refugees

One year ago in Nairobi, Wole Soyinka gave a stirring lecture in memory of his fellow poet, Kofi Awoonor of Ghana, who was killed in the 2013 Westgate attack. 1,044 more words

Politics & Policy

Quote of the day # 3 : Scapegoating

Scapegoating is a form of abuse & bullying occurs in the place

you should feel most safe – your family.

– Glynis Sherwood

Are you familiar with this term?

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Abuse

A Government Worker Was Waiting for the Bus and Got Punched in the Eyes by Someone He Didn’t Even Know, Became Blind

Just HIS bad luck!  From the Front Page Sections, translated…

A government office worker, Ni was waiting for the bus after work, he was called to the side of the bus station by a man, Chang, Chang punched Ni’s face hard, and managed to break his left eye ball; the Shihlin District Courts found Chang guilty of assault, and gave him a five-year-ten-months jail sentence. 375 more words

The Consequences Of Life

Exorcising Demons – politics and needing a scapegoat

The world of the Labour Camp in Britain is in turmoil – and rightly so. I wonder if Catherine Booth had any political party in mind when she observed years ago: “If we are to better the future we must disturb the present.” Clearly, the present world of ‘labour politics’ has been ailing for some time and is need of urgent disturbing. 480 more words

Reflections

Of Whipping Girl A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and

atmospheric woman, not mediocre, not frivolous, not vulgar. Shihai running late for work can choose to arm the elderly had a trouble with walking, traffic lights, you can have equal shares in the results with colleagues when the opportunity to give glory to others, you can still remember the days of poor begging passers-by to a bowl of hot soup , can have hurt their own people sincerely answering problem-solving. 322 more words

Victim Blaming and Scapegoating

People, who feel helpless in the face of injustice tend to blame the victim. Authoritarian thinking will invariably jump to the conclusion that the weak is to be blamed. 932 more words

Authoritarianism

The rulers accuse everyone else of xenophobia when they are the xenophobes

Who is the enemy of ordinary people?

Our rulers have provided the answer. It’s them. The outsider. The foreigner. The people who want to blow us up. 1,269 more words