Tag Archives: institutional racism

Film Review: Hostiles (Christian Bale and Rosamund Pike)

Captain Blocker (Bale) is a hugely conflicted soldier in the Old West. His colonel orders him to return a native Indian chief to Montana. He’s taunted by a journalist about his reputation for brutal treatment. Blocker then uses the Nazi … Continue reading

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Sorry

Does Teresa May or Amber Rudd’s apology Mean they’re sorry for their actions, that were first initiated Under Teresa May’s it began, under Amber Rudd’s authority activated Or, does sorry really mean – were sorry you lot found out? “Well, … Continue reading

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Film Review ~ Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri (Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell)

Will Gompetz wrote an enthusiastic review for the BBC (referenced below) saying that Frances McDormand (Mildred Hayes) was a certainty for an Oscar. He also described Three Billboards…. as a ‘black comedy’. The first is a decent prediction but ‘black … Continue reading

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Voting Rights Act (1965) and Ferguson, Missouri (2013)

Martin Luther King and President Johnson in reality ended the American Civil War with the Voting Rights Act (1965)*. The ‘real’ Civil War ended with the Northern States victorious 100 years previously. However, the embedded conflicts echoing down the next … Continue reading

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