Tag: Victims

Victoria hotel quarantine inquiry: systemic issues more urgent than individual blame | Australia news | The Guardian

Daniel Andrews and Jenny Mikakos

Will this finally shut O’Brien up no way!

We have learned a lot from the judicial inquiry into hotel quarantine in Victoria, and the lessons should not be obscured by the fact that the failures were systemic and cultural, rather than the result of people acting corruptly or in bad faith.

Victoria hotel quarantine inquiry: systemic issues more urgent than individual blame | Australia news | The Guardian

There Are No Black Victims in Donald Trump’s America – Mother Jones

After Jacob Blake was shot several times in the back by Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer Rusten Shesky, and was lying paralyzed from the waist down and handcuffed to a hospital bed, right-wing media, conservatives, and the usual crowd of other assorted racists were searching for a justification for what seemed to the rest of the world as an unprovoked assault. Some said that Blake was reaching for a knife. Others insisted he was resisting arrest.

There Are No Black Victims in Donald Trump’s America – Mother Jones

Christians in Australia are not persecuted, and it is insulting to argue they are

The ABC USA  has persecuted Roseanne Barr  too

Confusing persecution with marginalisation or disagreement is insulting to the thousands around our world who face actual daily persecution because of their religion or ethnicity. It is insulting to the men, women and children who have been hurt by the church because of their sexuality or gender.

There is an important conversation to be had about what kind of community Australia wants to be in terms of religious tolerance, freedom and genuine diversity. But, please, let’s leave the rhetorical hyperbole at home.

Christians in Australia are not persecuted, and it is insulting to argue they are