The problem that will not speak its name

Words matter, so why doesn’t the UK media use them correctly?

Wee Ginger Dug

This weekend British nationalist fascists rioted in London in defence of statues that no one was attacking and against a Black Lives Matter protest that had already been cancelled. The statues had already been safely encased in metal and boarding, but still the British nationalist fascists went on the rampage, raising their arms in Nazi salutes and attacking anyone who stood in their way. No one has seen a group of Nazis get so worked up over a sealed box since Raiders of the Lost Ark came out in the cinema.

While we’re on the topic of statues. There’s a petition going the rounds on social media asking to start a crowdfunder to raise money to erect a statue to Boris Johnson in Glasgow, with the express purpose of then pulling it down and throwing it in the Clyde. That seems like a plan.

Although the centre of London was…

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