Hate Speech

Finsbury Park Suspect 'Was Reported To Police For Sleeping Drunk In A Van'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK

The suspected Finsbury Park mosque attacker was reported to police for sleeping “drunk” in a van 24 hours before the rampage, according to a witne...

Almost Half Of LGBT+ Londoners Are Victim Of Hate Crime

The Huffington Post | Eve Hartley | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK

Almost half of LGBT+ Londoners say they’ve been a victim of hate crime in the last 12 months, a survey has found. A new report, commissioned by Prid...

The Waugh Zone Tuesday June 20, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. WHITHER THERESA? The Cabinet meets this morning and the mood looks like being one of grim determination. Theresa May has a heck of a lot on her p...

JK Rowling Starts Row With Katie Hopkins And Nigel Farage Over 'Radicalisation' After Finsbury Park Attack

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK

Columnists, politicians and right-wing tabloid newspapers have been accused of “radicalising” people against Muslims, amid a van attack on worship...

Solving The Problem Of Terrorism

Roanna Carleton-Taylor | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK
Roanna Carleton-Taylor

If you clicked on this article hoping for a pithy Hopkinseqsue one liner that claims to solve the problem of terrorism in a soundbite then I am afraid you are out of luck. Terrorism in the modern age is more complex than a few buzz words can easily express. Activists, newspapers and politicians may try to sell the idea of a simple solution but the truth is that terrorism represents the evil in human nature and there is no simple solution to human nature.

Death Sentence For Man Who ‘Blasphemed On Facebook’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK

A man accused of sharing blasphemous content about Islam on Facebook has been sentenced to death by a court in Pakistan. Taimoor Raza, a minority Shii...

Ruth Davidson Says Theresa May Should 'Look Again' At Hard Brexit After Election Defeat

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 10.06.2017 | UK Politics

Ruth Davidson has said Theresa May should “look again” at her plan for Brexit after the Conservative Party lost its majority at the election. The ...

10 Important Forgotten Issues During This General Election Campaign

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK

It was supposed to be the Brexit election, but in reality the niceties of quitting the European Union were barely discussed during the seven-week camp...

No One Is Buying 'Last Minute Corbyn Smears' As Papers Declare Hands

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK

Britain’s right-wing press have been accused of attempting to “smear” Jeremy Corbyn on the eve of the General Election, with several papers link...

Security Cooperation With The EU Still At Risk In Brexit Talks, Confirms Theresa May

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May is refusing to take security cooperation with the EU off the table in the Brexit negotiations, despite the recent terrorist attacks to hit...

London Terrorist Was Known To MI5, Worked At KFC And Starred In Jihadi Documentary

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK

Two of the three London Bridge terrorists have been named by Scotland Yard as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane. Butt, 27, a British citizen who ...

The Waugh Zone Monday June 5, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. MARKET FAILURE? London Bridge and Borough Market are very visible symbols of our capital city’s, and Britain’s, talent for renewal and regene...

Angry Brits Are Accusing Donald Trump Of 'Fake News' Over Tweets Misrepresenting Sadiq Khan

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 04.06.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has been accused of “fake news” after he lashed out at Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, and his response to last night’s terror att...

Sunday Show Round-Up: Diane Abbott's Splendid Afro and Sophy Ridge's Labia Gaffe

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 28.05.2017 | UK Politics

The Andrew Marr Show The fall-out from the Manchester attack dominated the Sunday shows, and kicking it off on Marr, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood hi...

Tragedy Is Not A Free Pass To Spout Hate

Roanna Carleton-Taylor | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK
Roanna Carleton-Taylor

You do have the right to be angry yes. You have the right to be very very angry indeed. Children have been mown down in the most callous and inhumane way conceivable. You would quite simply not be human if you did not feel anger. But that anger needs to be directed to the right place.

Tony Walsh's Poem Might Be 5 Minutes Long, But He Wants You To Remember 2 Words

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK

The day after Tony Walsh stunned millions of people with his inspiring ode to Manchester in the wake of the city’s horrific terror attack, the poet ...

Jo Cox's Husband Brendan Calls For Crackdown On Anonymous Twitter Abuse After 188,000 Tweets Sent To MPs

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Politics

The widower of murdered MP Jo Cox has called for a crackdown on anonymous Twitter accounts being used to post abuse - as new research reveals 188,000 ...

The Issue Of Weight Hate

Roanna Carleton-Taylor | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Roanna Carleton-Taylor

To add a note to my dedicated personal haters - every time you attack my weight rather than my views you lose the debate. You prove you are unable to refute the arguments I put forward against hate and that all you are capable of is resorting to silly insults that, even you must have noticed by now, achieve little other than to make me laugh at you.

TV Host Matthew Wright Says Aspiring MP To Blame For Sexist Abuse She Received Online

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Channel 5 presenter Matthew Wright has been accused of “disgusting victim blaming” after he criticised an aspiring MP for speaking out about the s...

Legal Action Launched Over 'Curry Controversy' Landlord Fergus Wilson

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK

Legal action has begun against a buy-to-let tycoon who banned Indian and Pakistani tenants from renting his properties because he claimed they left ho...

Corbyn's Manifesto Launch: Return Of The Jezi

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Politics

For a politician who looks every inch the university lecturer, the venue for Jeremy Corbyn’s launch of Labour’s 2017 general election manifesto wa...

Labour's Manifesto Sees Return Of 50p Tax Rate And Levy On Premier League Clubs

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Politics

Labour will reintroduce the 50p rate of income tax, introduce a levy on businesses which pay excessive wages and renationalise the water industry if ...

Acceptance Should Not Depend On Understanding

Roanna Carleton-Taylor | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK
Roanna Carleton-Taylor

True acceptance and true respect must be based on the principle that even if you do not understand what is necessary for someone to actualise themselves as an individual, you will support their right to make the choice and defend their right to it.

'Tories Are For Rich, White People' Black And Ethnic Minority Voters Explain Why They Won't Back Theresa May

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 14.05.2017 | UK Politics

The Tories are still only for “rich, white people, not the poor” according to black and ethnic minority voters in a special HuffPost UK/Edelman fo...

Another Labour Student Activist Forced To Resign Over 'Deeply Offensive' Anti-Semitic Tweets

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Another high-ranking Labour student activist has been forced to resign over a series of “deeply offensive” anti-Semitic social media posts. Tayyi...