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Tag: Xenophobia

The Security Hysteria and Discrimination
May 1, 2012 • 2 comments • 523 views
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While reading through my RSS-feed today I came across a puzzling post by Sam Harris titled “In Defense of Profiling”. He talks about the way security treats people on airports and come to some strange conclusions about this. Firstly, let me say a thing or two about my own experience with, and thoughts about, the […]

MRA: A War on Women?
March 10, 2012 • one comment • 750 views
Sexism

I sometimes write about feminism, but I rarely write about the anti-feminists. I do follow the blog Man Boobz though, and yesterday I found a link to an interesting article from Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a civil rights organisation dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry, titled “Leader’s Suicide Brings Attention to Men’s Rights Movement”. The […]

A Word or Two on Halloween
October 25, 2011 • no comments • 400 views
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A culture not a costume  A student organization at Ohio University called Students Teaching Against Racism (STARS) have had a number of posters made to make people aware that stereotyping people based on their ethnicity can be offensive. There is a very fine line here. Many nationalities get stereotyped, including western nations. Lederhosen anyone? But when […]