Tag Archives: Islamophobia

Brexit campaign leaves children scared

Racism was the main energy behind the Brexit campaign, and now we are seeing the ugly consequences. The Huffington Post has pulled together dozens of twitter reports of nasty attacks and verbal abuse not just against EU citizens but on anybody who looks ‘foreign’. Saw … Continue reading

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English lessons for Muslim mums?

The prime minister’s recent announcement of £20 million to “teach thousands of Muslim women to speak English” looks like a good thing on the surface, but it adds adds another layer to a record of hypocrisy and Islamophobia. Firstly, the … Continue reading

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NUT takes firm stand on “Prevent” and “British values”

Some of the most powerful speeches at the NUT’s Easter conference concerned the damage being caused by the Prevent strategy and the demand that teachers assert and police loyalty to “British values”. Speakers explained how teachers are being coopted into a policing role … Continue reading

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