Eid Mubarak to all

Racism

Racism

From Wikipedia

Racism, by its definition, is the belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race. People with racist beliefs might hate certain groups of people according to their racial groups. In the case ofinstitutional racism, certain racial groups may be denied rights or benefits, or get preferential treatment. Racial discrimination typically points out taxonomic differences between different groups of people, even though anybody can be racialised, independently of their somatic differences. According to theUnited Nations conventions, there is no distinction between the term racial discrimination and ethnic discrimination.

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Chauvinism

Chauvinism

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Chauvinism (pronounced /ˈʃoʊvɨnɪzəm/) is extreme and unreasoning partisanship on behalf of a group to which one belongs, especially when the partisanship includes malice and hatred towards a rival group. A frequent[1] contemporary use of the term in English is male chauvinism, which refers to the belief that men are superior to women.

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Supremacism

Supremacism

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Supremacism is the belief that a particular racereligiongenderbelief system or culture is superior to others and entitles those who identify with it to dominate, control or rule those who do not. Examples include supremacism based on ethnic or anthropological origins (white supremacyblack supremacyethnocentrism), sexuality (male supremacy, female supremacy) and religion (see below).

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Condolence:Singapore’s celebrated hero, people’s leader JB Jeyaretnam passed away

Condolence:Singapore’s celebrated hero, people’s leader JB Jeyaretnam passed away

 

Singapore’s celebrated former opposition leader JB Jeyaretnam died early this morning of heart failure. He was 82. 

Singapore-based Chann

jb jeyaretnamel News Asia quoted Jeyaretnam’s son Kenneth as confirming the news.

Kenneth said that his father, a former secretary-general of the Workers’ Party, had complained of breathing difficulties at about 1.30am on Tuesday.

He was rushed to Tan Tock Seng Hospital but doctors were unable to revive him. He died of heart failure with both his sons, Kenneth and Philip, by his side, added the news report.

Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam was the man who finally broke the ruling People’s Action Party’s (PAP) 16-year monopoly in the Singaporean Parliament in 1981.

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Congratulations Zaid Ibrahim for your open letter to PM, YAB DS AAB

Congratulations Zaid Ibrahim

for your open letter to PM, YAB DS AAB

Malaysiakini

In our proclamation of independence, our first prime minister gave voice to the lofty aspirations and dreams of the people of Malaya: that Malaya was founded on the principles of liberty and justice, and the promise that collectively we would always strive to improve the welfare and happiness of its people.  

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Boat carrying more than 100 illegals sinks

 

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Boat carrying more than 100 illegals sinks

By DHARMENDER SINGH

 

 

PORT KLANG: A boat carrying more than 100 suspected illegal immigrants sank off the coast near Westport here early Tuesday morning, killing at least six people.

Selangor marine police commandant Deputy Supt Marzuki Ismail said police suspected the vessel involved was a barter trade boat that was trying to smuggle Indonesians going home for the Hari Raya celebrations.

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Robert Oxton Bolt’s A Man for All Seasons

Robert Oxton Bolt’s A Man for All Seasons

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Robert Oxton Bolt, CBE (August 15, 1924 – February 21, 1995) was an English playwright and a two-time Oscar winning screenwriter.

Although he was best known for his original play A Man for All Seasons – a depiction of Sir Thomas More‘s clash with King Henry VIII over his divorce from Catherine of Aragon – which won awards on the stage and in its film version, most of his writing was screenplays for films or television.

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Palin’s Pakistan comments as stupid as Obama’s

Palin’s Pakistan comments as stupid as Obama’s

From
CNN

 Watch: Gov. Sarah Palin answers questions at Tony Lukes in South Philadelphia.

WASHINGTON (CNN)- Sen. John McCain retracted Sarah Palin’s stance on Pakistan Sunday morning, after the Alaska governor appeared to back Sen. Barack Obama’s support for unilateral strikes inside Pakistan against terrorists. (SHIT)

During Friday night’s presidential debate in Mississippi, Obama took a similar stance and condemned the Bush administration for failing to act on the possibility terrorists are in Pakistan. (SHIT)

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