Tag Archives: social justice

The biggest psychiatric outpatients’ clinic on Earth

I’ll come straight to the point here – if you’re looking for poor excuses for human beings online, just Google any phrase connected with gender, and follow the links. Conversely, not doing is a great way of avoiding them if, like most normal people, … Continue reading

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Or we could be polite…

The British, like the Canadians and the Japanese, have a reputation for being polite, although that can be exaggerated. For example, I would advise any foreign visitors to the UK who are heavily emotionally invested in British politeness to avoid (a) public transport at rush hour … Continue reading

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Sir Tim Hunt: not Cockney rhyming slang for anything (yet) (edited)

Low-level controversy rumbles on about the fate of the eponymous Nobel Prize winner, who was forced to resign from what sounds like a fairly meaningless honorary post at University College London (as well as what was probably a rather more professionally … Continue reading

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Tumblr’s one-eyed view of the world helps generate racism

The mention of tumblr in my last post wasn’t, truth be told, by accident. One of my major reasons for reviving this blog was that, after a couple of years use, I was about as tired of the social justice faction … Continue reading

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