Princess PC versus the colonisation of the curriculum

Mar 2, 2019 by

by David Robertson, Spectator Australia: Were you aware that the curriculum of our universities has been colonized? Apparently this is a serious problem and we need to decolonise as quickly as possible – according to a report commissioned by the Office for Students in the United Kingdom which recommends that universities should decolonise the curriculum to end the dominance of Western values and beliefs. It’s an idea which has been welcomed by Meghan Markle – although why Princess PC’s opinion...

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One in six BBC stars ‘must be gay or lesbian or disabled’ by 2020 – staff-hiring guidelines

Feb 10, 2019 by

from Mailonline: One in six of all on-screen BBC roles must go to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender or disabled people by 2020, the corporation’s new diversity targets state. In a bid to deter criticism that it has been failing to reflect its audience, the BBC has pledged that LGBT and disabled people will each make up eight per cent of all on-air and on-screen roles. The new targets follow a heated debate in the House of Commons led by David Lammy MP on the issue of the...

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If we want to know the truth, we must tolerate ‘political incorrectness’

Feb 2, 2019 by

from Christian Concern: If the truth about our broken family culture concerns us, we must be willing to hear the ‘controversial’ truth that children do best with a mother and a father. The Christian Legal Centre’s Roger Kiska looks into Richard Page’s case to see the impact of political correctness on children, and concludes that if you hold a view that is out of step with culture, you may not be free to express it. “For they are a rebellious people, lying children,...

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Revisiting the progressive evangelical package

Jan 16, 2019 by

By Derek Rishmawy, Mere Orthodoxy. A few years ago I wrote a piece for Mere O called, “The Progressive Evangelical Package.” It probably helps to read it before proceeding. Simply put, though, before the language of “tribes” and “tribal thinking” became lingua franca, I tried to point out that Progressive Evangelicals had a developing orthodoxy of key doctrines just as much as conservative Calvinists did. I did that by identifying seven of them, trying to pinpoint some of the underlying,...

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The witch-hunt culture

Dec 2, 2018 by

from BBC Sounds: Roger Scruton argues that political correctness, far from being the cure to our conflicts, is actually the ultimate source of them. The “isms” and “phobias”, he says, have been used in order to “put some complex matters beyond discussion, so that only one perspective can be publicly confessed to”. “In the world of political correctness”, he writes, “there is no presumption of innocence, but only a hunger for targets”....

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West Midlands Police accused of ‘discriminating against white male officers’

Nov 23, 2018 by

by Jeannette Oldham, Coventry Live: White male officers were blocked from promotion by West Midlands Police in order to give women and ethnic minority candidates a better chance. But the force has now ‘paused’ the application process after itself being accused of discrimination by the Police Federation union. The controversial promotion system was drawn up by its newly formed People and Organisation Development (POD) which has an annual budget of more than £17million. POD was created last year...

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