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Windrush of Change

The government’s eager to say/ The children of Windrush can stay,/ So who stripped the rights/ From British non-whites?/ Step forward, Theresa M. May!/// https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/apr/16/theresa-may-caribbean-representatives-windrush-immigration The government's eager to sayThe children of Windrush can stay,So who stripped the rightsFrom British … Continue reading

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National Affront

The FN can alter its name/ And dump Jean-Marie out of shame/ But isn’t it strange,/ The more racists change/ The more they remain just the same./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/11/marine-le-pen-marks-front-national-leadership-win-with-rebrand-proposal The FN can alter its nameAnd dump Jean-Marie out of shameBut isn't … Continue reading

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Without Prejudice?

When UKIP’s head honcho disgraces ’em/ The party just goes and replaces ‘im,/ But oh what a bind -/ It’s so hard to find/ A leader untainted by racism./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-43098646 When UKIP's head honcho disgraces 'emThe party just goes and … Continue reading

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Black in the Day…

The use of a DNA trace/ To reconstruct Cheddar Man’s face/ Shows Britons were black/ 10,000 years back,/ Which challenges concepts of race./// The use of a DNA traceTo reconstruct Cheddar Man's faceShows Britons were black10,000 years back,Which challenges concepts … Continue reading

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Henry Gives Partner the Chop

A rather obscure UKIP chief/ Whose colleagues expressed the belief/ That his partner’s racism/ Somewhat disgraces ’em/ Has made the relationship brief./// A rather obscure UKIP chiefWhose colleagues expressed the beliefThat his partner's racismSomewhat disgraces 'emMade the relationship brief.#UKIP #HenryBolton … Continue reading

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Hocus Potus

The POTUS is using his Twitter/ Increasingly as a transmitter/ To pump out fake news/ And Trumpet the views/ Of those who are racist and bitter./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-42171550 The POTUS is using his TwitterIncreasingly as a transmitterTo pump out fake newsAnd … Continue reading

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Morris Dance

A Tory MP was suspended/ For using a term that offended;/ She told party whips/ Words came from her lips/ Despite being quite unintended./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/10/tories-urgently-investigating-after-mp-uses-n-word-at-public-event A Tory MP was suspendedFor using a term that offended;She told party whipsWords came from … Continue reading

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What Katie Did Next

A media bigot named Katie/ Enjoys being vicious and hatey,/ So when she gets sacked/ Most people react/ In ways that are quite celebratey./// http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/uk-news/lbc-staff-cheered-katie-hopkins-13097966 A media bigot named KatieEnjoys being vicious and hatey,So when she gets sackedMost people reactIn … Continue reading

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National Affront

The far-right contender Le Pen/ Has lost an election again,/ Most voters in France/ Rejecting the chance/ To put her in power. Amen./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/07/emmanuel-macron-wins-french-presidency-marine-le-pen The far-right contender Le PenHas lost an election again,Most voters in FranceRejecting the chanceTo put her … Continue reading

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Confirmation Sessions

Republican nominee Sessions,/ Confronted with former transgressions,/ Insists he’s no fan/ Of Duke and the Klan,/ Whatever initial impressions./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-38564478 Republican nominee Sessions,Confronted with former transgressions,Insists he's no fanOf Duke and the Klan,Whatever initial impressions. — Mick Twister (@twitmericks) January … Continue reading

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