Tag Archives: racism

Being pro-Brexit means you are probably racist. And that’s okay.

Day 63. 27 pages, 8,516 words. Sorry about the clickbait title, but I’m going somewhere with this. Bear with me. Over the past year or two, I’ve had a lot of very stupid and counter-productive arguments about Brexit. And to … Continue reading

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The Sorry Case of the Truck Full of Shoes

Day 36. 96 pages, 43,197 words. Here’s another incident I only just heard about, because of what was in my opinion a really big-hearted and mature backlash to said incident. In the midst of a season characterised by high levels … Continue reading

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Public Service Announcement

Day 27. 81 pages, 36,717 words. One year ago (Saturday), Turku Finland was the unhappy site of a criminal assault, a terrorist attack resulting in the deaths of two women. The following is a public service announcement regarding this tragic event. … Continue reading

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Today in funny

Day 80. 137,053 words. What a write night. Still not finished quite yet, but what a write. Today I’ve mostly been chortling at the SBS. Guess I’m a self-hating white guy who has surrendered to the institutionalised racism of this disgusting … Continue reading

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Interlude: Finnish presidential election 2018

Day 30. 83,284 words. I think the past couple of years have just left me (and probably a lot of other people) completely exhausted and generally done with the whole democratic process of elections and society-building. Case in point, on … Continue reading

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Marriage equality in Australia: Fallout

Here’s an interesting angle on the results I happily shared the other day. A Facebooker by the name of Carrie Hou shared the following post and I thought it was worth copying here: Can white lgbtq/allies who haven’t stepped a … Continue reading

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“Let’s Talk About Apu”

Oh dear me. Oh deary, deary me. So this morning, a New York Times article from last week came to my attention. In this article, well, it’s about what you’d expect really. Apu Nahasapeemapetilon is a problem, because he’s such a … Continue reading

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