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Re: Discrimination

Postby vijayjohn » 2019-06-29, 6:09

There was an article lately in an issue of Time magazine about the recent rise of both antisemitism and Islamophobia in Europe. The article focused mainly on antisemitism in France and Sweden in particular but also mentioned similar occurrences elsewhere in Europe and talked a little bit about how both antisemitism and Islamophobia are on the rise, as well as about solutions that people were coming up with to combat either antisemitism or both.

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Re: Discrimination

Postby Prowler » 2020-02-01, 22:14

I've noticed that with the latest Coronavirus thing, some people online have been sharing videos and making jokes about chinese eating gross stuff like rats, insects, etc. Basically people are saying "Chinese are dirty, so what's the surprise that they're getting sick?"

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Re: Discrimination

Postby Gormur » 2020-06-22, 18:39

I find it weird but interesting how Natives and Inuit are discriminated against but racism is a term reserved for other ethnicities

Is this to do with historical/cultural reasons or is there more to it?

Like if someone calls me names it's discrimination. If they take away my rights then that's persecution. When would it become racism? :hmm:
Eigi gegnir þat at segja at bók nøkkur er hreinferðug eðr ønnur spelluð því at vandliga ok dáliga eru bœkr ritnar ok annat kunnum vér eigi um þœr at dœma

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Re: Discrimination

Postby linguoboy » 2020-06-22, 18:49

Gormur wrote:I find it weird but interesting how Natives and Inuit are discriminated against but racism is a term reserved for other ethnicities

It's not.

https://indigenouspeoplesatlasofcanada.ca/article/racism/
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Re: Discrimination

Postby Gormur » 2020-06-22, 18:53

Interesting. From what I understand then, racism is political persecution
Eigi gegnir þat at segja at bók nøkkur er hreinferðug eðr ønnur spelluð því at vandliga ok dáliga eru bœkr ritnar ok annat kunnum vér eigi um þœr at dœma

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Re: Discrimination

Postby linguoboy » 2020-06-22, 19:11

Gormur wrote:Interesting. From what I understand then, racism is political persecution

Not all political persecution is racist and not all racism takes the form of political persecution.
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Re: Discrimination

Postby DissidentRage » 2020-06-24, 13:34

Racism is systemic, prejudice is personal.
actually I support Rojava

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Re: Discrimination

Postby vijayjohn » 2020-06-28, 6:48

I saw a North Indian guy deny casteism and pretend that "Bengal and Kerala leftists" are just as bad as Modi fanboys. Both sides! :roll:

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Re: Discrimination

Postby DissidentRage » 2020-06-29, 6:34

that sounds familiar
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Re: Discrimination

Postby vijayjohn » 2020-07-04, 3:20

Oh? In what way?

Edit: Or do you just mean the "both sides" thing? Like how Donald Chump and his ilk like blaming both sides when racists kill black people?


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