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One of the largest hospitals in the country has cancelled all planned operations for two days as Covid wards fill up. The QE Birmingham. Happy Freedom Day everyone.
How have we got to this narrative of blaming the app? It is pinging because we have more infections. It is pinging because despite a record vaccine roll out, our govt ballsed it up by allowing travel from India to chase a trade deal. All roads lead to Brexit. Utterly scandalous.
Priti Patel’s parents & mine were told to leave Uganda & Kenya, in some cases to save their lives. After much protest (at one point they wanted to dump them on the Falklands) UK let them in. To think years later a daughter of that generation would pose for a photo opp like this.
I have just watched a clip of a white man @bbcquestiontime last night saying the racism accusations were “all getting a bit boring now”. If I went on TV and said that about homophobic, anti-semitic or sexual harassment allegations I’d never work again. That’s privilege for you.
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The fastest-growing UK terror threat is from the far right. If it was Muslims fighting police yesterday, we would ask who RADICALISED them? Which new laws can punish them? Why do they hate us? British values? I don’t see any media discussing this?
One person in this image is accused of lying to The Queen, the commons, the public & his wives. The other represents his country while launching a foundation aimed at helping disadvantaged young people with university scholarships. But yes let’s racially stereotype the black guy.