UK Regulator Finds Ethnic Minorities Over-Represented on TV, Demands More Diversity Anyway
White people and heterosexuals are underrepresented in the British television industry, an Ofcom audit has found — but the watchdog still insists there is “much more to do on diversity”.
The report came a couple of days after Ofcom declared increasing representation of minority groups was “a priority” for the regulator, warning broadcasters would face “disaster” without making diversity central to their work.
Hypocritical Liberals Cry Bullsh*t When Kellyanne Conway Says She’s A Sexual Assault Victim
The liberal rule that any woman claiming sexual assault must be believed immediately even if there is no corroborating witness or evidence was first announced in September 2015 at an Iowa Press conference. It was announced by Democratic Nominee Hillary Clinton who said, “Today I want to send a message to every survivor of sexual assault,” Clinton said. “Don’t let anyone silence your voice. You have the right to be heard. You have the right to be believed, and we’re with you.” She even put it up on her campaign site. The one exception to Hillary’s rule was victims assaulted by her husband, former President Bubba Clinton.
Volunteer clinic finding it ‘difficult’ to cope with influx of refugees seeking health care
Sumathy Rahunathan, research lead and clinical navigator at the volunteer clinic, said staff started noticing an increase in demand about six years ago but the numbers picked up even more in the last 12 months.
“We mostly see newcomers to Canada, so refugees, permanent residents, work visas, student visas, sometimes people who are just here for a very long time and don’t have [Ontario Health Insurance Plan] for whatever reason,” Rahunathan said.
“The Road to Ruin”: Chinese Views on Europe’s Migrant Crisis
As hundreds protested outside Hungary station, Austria and Germany have taken in thousands of migrants who crossed the border. Over 4000 arrived in mainland Greece – a country that already saw the arrival of 600,000 migrants in the last years. The junior interior minister stated that “the situation is on the verge of explosion.”
Weibo reported on Germany: “Thousands of refugees are streaming in, can Merkel handle it? Taking care of accommodation, food, medical care, as well as 300 euros per month for living expenses – Germany seems like paradise to Syrian refugees, but dealing with the largest influx of migrants since WWII, how much longer will Germany be able to keep this up?”
‘Not a get-out-of-jail-free pass’: Indigenous healing lodges defended in wake of McClintic transfer
The head of a women’s healing lodge in Edmonton is defending both the safety and effectiveness of Canada’s nine Indigenous healing lodges, in the wake of outrage over the relocation of convicted murderer Terri-Lynne McClintic to a healing lodge in Saskatchewan.
“It’s not a get-out-of-jail-free pass to come here,” said Claire Carefoot, executive director of the Buffalo Sage Wellness House, a 28-bed urban facility that houses minimum-security inmates who have committed crimes ranging from murder to armed robbery.