Hate Speech

Speech By White Supremacist Richard Spencer Sparks Huge Protests At University Of Florida

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 19.10.2017 | UK

A speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida has sparked huge protests, with hundreds of demonstrators descending on the...

Theresa May Says Being Transgender Is 'Not An Illness' And Promises To Change Law

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 19.10.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has said being transgender is “not an illness” as she promised to “demedicalise” the process of changing gender. Speaking at the P...

Channel 4 Sparks Racism Row After 'Transforming' White Woman Into Pakistani Muslim

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 18.10.2017 | UK

Channel 4 has been accused of “racial stereotyping” and “pigeon-holing” by a leading interfaith campaigner after it disguised a white woman as...

Donald Trump Said Mike Pence Wants To 'Hang All Gay People' And Mocks His religion

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 17.10.2017 | UK

Donald Trump regularly mocks his Vice-President’s religious beliefs according to in in-depth profile published this week and once told a legal schol...

Donald Trump Praises Hate Group That Thinks Gays Are 'Vile' And Islam Is 'Evil'

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.10.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has become the first sitting US President to address the Values Voter Summit, an event hosted by an anti-LGBT, anti-Islam organisation th...

The Waugh Zone Friday October 13, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 13.10.2017 | UK Politics

1. ALL OVER BY CHRISTMAS? The impasse between the UK and the EU over Brexit was confirmed yesterday as Michael Barnier warned of the “disturbing...

Brendan Cox: Donald Trump Has Shone A Light On Cancer Of Hatred In Our Communities

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK Politics

President Trump has shone a light on the “cancer” of hatred within global communities, the widower of murdered MP Jo Cox has said. Addressing the...

Mum Of Sophie Lancaster And Educating Manchester Star Among No2H8 Crime Awards Finalists

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 10.10.2017 | UK Politics

The mum of Sophie Lancaster, a schoolboy TV star and a police detective dedicated to ending forced marriage are among those who will be honoured at an...

5 Black Women Speak Out About Dove's 'Racist' Facebook Advert

The Huffington Post | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Following Dove’s apology over its Facebook advert, deemed ‘racist’ by many, we spoke to five black women to hear how the firm’s campaign perso...

Hate Crimes Targeting Mosques In UK More Than Doubles In A Year

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 09.10.2017 | UK

Hate crimes targeting mosques and other Muslim places of worship across the UK more than doubled between 2016 and 2017. Police forces recorded 110 hat...

The Waugh Zone Friday October 6, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 06.10.2017 | UK Politics

1. THERE’S A SHAPPS FOR THAT So, the word is finally out. Yes, the ringleader of the plot against Theresa May is former Tory chairman Grant Shap...

May Speech Snap Verdict: May Finds Her Voice While Losing It

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May walked on stage to the tune of Rhianna’s ‘This Is What You Came For’. The soundtrack bounced - “Lightning strikes every time she ...

Analysis: Ukip's Unknown Soldier Needs To Bring Army Discipline To The Dysfunctional Party

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 29.09.2017 | UK Politics

As the Ukip leadership results were announced, hacks in the gallery looking over the hall in Torquay became increasingly worried. Chairman Paul Oakden...

The Waugh Zone Thursday September 28, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 28.09.2017 | UK Politics

1. DAFT KAPITAL? Theresa May has a speech defending free markets today, and Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters will argue it proves he is the one drivin...

Beauty Vlogger’s Slave-Inspired Makeup Could Not Be More Offensive

HuffPost | Patricia Yaker Ekall | Posted 27.09.2017 | UK Style

There have been plenty of blackface makeup tutorials that have received backlash, which is why it’s hard to believe one beauty vlogger didn’t get ...

The Waugh Zone Wednesday September 27, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 27.09.2017 | UK Politics

1. BROKEN BRITAIN When Jeremy Corbyn stands up at around 12.15pm to deliver his conference speech, he will look out at a party that has altered be...

Ending Free Movement Is 'Kowtowing To Xenophobia' Claims Clive Lewis Amid Immigration Row

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Politics

Labour MPs who want to end free movement will be “kowtowing to xenophobia” it was claimed as an immigration row swept across the party conference....

Corbyn Renews Spat With BBC Over Today Programme Absence

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Politics

Relations between Jeremy Corbyn and the BBC have hit a new low after he became the first Labour leader in decades not to conduct a ‘Today’ program...

Labour In Fresh Anti-Semitism Row As Speaker Calls For Free Speech To Cover Holocaust Denial

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Politics

Labour faces fresh claims of anti-semitism after a speaker at a party conference fringe event said freedom of speech should cover Holocaust denial. I...

The Five New Activists Who Are Changing The World One Day At A Time

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 25.09.2017 | UK

Highly engaged and fiercely motivated, these young activists march on the streets, are loud on social media and are ultimately changing the status quo...

Germany's Parliament Gets A Far Right Party For The First Time Since 1945

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 24.09.2017 | UK

Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) politicians sing the German anthem at the party’s events. For a country whose national identity is still tied to ...

Target Of Two Hours To Remove Extremist Content Slammed As 'Unreasonable' By Experts

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.09.2017 | UK Tech

A proposal from Theresa May for internet companies to remove online extremist content within two hours of it being posted has been criticised as “un...

Corbyn Urged To Appeal To Voters' 'English Patriotism'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 20.09.2017 | UK Politics

Labour must stop associating the England flag with far-right extremism if it is to have a chance of winning back Brexit and Tory voters needed to win ...

Fine Tech Giants That Fail To Remove Terrorist Content, Think Tank Urges

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK

Companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter should be fined if they fail to remove extremist, terrorist content, a leading think tank has said, warnin...

Racism And Language

Roanna Carleton-Taylor | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK
Roanna Carleton-Taylor

Language will continue to evolve and, within the next 50 years, we may see the 'N' word enter the common vernacular or we may see it disappear from use altogether. I stand by my view that language is more complicated than "words are just words."