Guardian journalists react with outrage to Canary editor invite as Black History Month speaker | The SKWAWKBOX

Mostly-white journalists at the supposedly liberal Guardian newspaper have reacted with outrage at the invitation of The Canary’s Kerry-Anne Mendoza to deliver the National Union of Journalists’ Claudia Jones Memorial Lecture for Black History Month, an email disclosed by the Huffington Post’s Mark di Stefano has revealed. di Stefano included details of the email in…
— Read on skwawkbox.org/2018/09/27/guardian-journalists-react-with-outrage-to-canary-editor-invite-as-black-history-month-speaker/

words in the night

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as i was leaning from my 9th floor balcony taking this picture i was aware of words being said over & over again in the street below

for a while i thought it was a rap or someone performing

but they were getting louder & i realised that the man who was walking below my balcony – i could hardly make out what he was like in the deep twilight, but seemed to be wearing a long coat (the temperature has just dropped dramatically) – was saying over & over again as he walked up the hill

in a rhythm which emphasised each word individually:

‘assume – nothing’

‘assume – nothing’

‘assume – nothing’

as if he was saying the word ‘assume’ individually & the word ‘nothing’ couldn’t be assumed to be following it

as if he was trying to drive the thought into his skull

Disaster Capitalists and no-deal Brexit – ducksoap

A disaster capitalist profits from abrupt and wide-ranging changes in a country.   An example of such an abrupt change was the end of the Soviet Union.  State control of public services in Russia ended when the Soviet Union ended.  All the associated public infrastructure – buildings, land, vehicles and, crucially, all future income – was handed…
— Read on ducksoap.wordpress.com/2018/09/21/disaster-capitalists-and-no-deal-brexit/