Too scared to speak, too angry to talk

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By Marina Skovgaard Dokken “They have put political correctness above common sense, above your safety, and above all else. I refuse to be politically correct.” This was Trump’s comment following the Orlando mass shooting in 2016, accusing Hillary Clinton and then-US president Barack Obama of hushing down the ISIS threat…

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Facebook, fear and fury

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By Holly Marriott Webb Bravery, according to Aristotle, is largely a matter of identifying the right things to be afraid of. Facing down a house spider should not get you any plaudits for your courage, but risking your life for someone else’s will. Aristotle suggests we are right to fear…

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Under the Influence

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By Anonymous Drug policy is allegedly driven by a simple principle. The regulation and control of substances considered dangerous to the general public. But closer inspection reveals a few glaring inconsistencies. Most drug policies today allow the commercial production, proliferation and in some cases, promotion, of two of society’s most…

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Den svenska självdiagnostiserade färgblindheten

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Av Josefine Säfström Vardagsrasism och diskriminering på grund av hudfärg är ett problem i Sverige. Afrofobi tar sig uttryck i diskriminering på bland annat bostads- och arbetsmarknad, men även i rena ärekränkningar där n-ordet är vanligt förekommande. Våldsbrott på grund av mörk hudfärg är ett av Sveriges vanligaste hatbrott. 2016…

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