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Lefty Lunacy: Dunkirk film is not ‘diverse’ enough

A film critic has been left high and dry after moaning that there were not enough women and “actors of colour” in World War II blockbuster Dunkirk. USA Today’s Brian Truitt said that he was disappointed “that there are only a couple of women and no lead actors of colour” which may “rub some the […]

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Lefty Lunacy: Black Country folk ‘tainted’ by their heritage

The Black Country’s proud industrial heritage should apparently be forgotten because of the region’s historical ‘association’ with slavery. Matthew Stallard, a ‘historian of class and race’ at the University of Manchester, wrote for The Guardian (natch) that “there remains a general sense that Britons have not absorbed the full details of our imperial past or […]

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TCW Week in Review

Six of the best Niall McCrae: Labour MP Caroline Flint is a hero of the Brexit revolution Kathy Gyngell: Farage’s Breaking Point poster told an inconvenient truth Chris McGovern: The Blob is intent on churning out a generation of Corbynistas David Keighley’s BBC Watch: Forget bias, Ministers fret over the meaningless ‘gender pay gap’ Laura […]

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Lefty Lunacy: Biscuit company braced for a Scots Nat strop

A biscuit manufacturer is preparing for a backlash from the bored Scottish Nationalists of Twitter. Tunnock’s, the people who make the tea cake biscuit, have added the Union Jack and ‘Made in Great Britain’ to its packaging in order to enhance the branding for Japanese customers. When they described their biscuit as “The Great British […]

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Lefty Lunacy: TV ads to feature women down coal mines

In an attempt to erase “stereotypical gender roles”, a watchdog is to ban TV adverts showing men failing to do household tasks. The Advertising Standards Authority said that adverts that contained women being limited to ‘traditional’ gender roles had “costs for individuals, the economy and society”. In which case, we should expect the next Persil […]

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Lefty Lunacy: King’s College is ashamed of its founding fathers

King’s College London has sought to make itself less “alienating” by airbrushing its white past and creating a “wall of diversity”. The pictures of the university’s founding fathers in their Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience are living on borrowed time, being deemed too “intimidating” for ethnic minorities walking past. There’s more – teaching materials, […]

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