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Woke-ism run amok or long overdue? UK’s apology for failure to honour non-white WWI soldiers triggers ‘structural racism’ debate

Following its own inquiry, the CWGC said on Thursday that “pervasive racism” and “contemporary imperial attitudes” had resulted in hundreds of thousands of soldiers from World War I not being memorialised by name, or at all. In the House of Commons, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace later echoed that sentiment and tendered a …

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Monty Python star John Cleese mocks Hank Azaria’s Apu guilt with apology to ‘English people’… but some don’t get the joke

Azaria drew a mixed response this week when he said sorry for his portrayal of the long-running cartoon’s Indian shopkeeper Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, whose stereotypical identity, the actor said, had helped maintain “structural racism.” Cleese issued his own humorous take on the political correctness row after many Simpsons fans said Azaria’s comedy …

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CNN demands apology from Tucker Carlson for allegedly misreporting Project Veritas leaks – but the facts tell a different story

The media fracas began after Project Veritas published audio recordings which appear to show CNN staff, including president Jeff Zucker, discussing editorial matters during daily morning briefings. In one verbal exchange, a man Project Veritas identified as CNN’s digital vice president of global programming, Marcus Mabry, railed against the “naked …

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Australia demands apology after China urges war crimes probe with meme of ‘Aussie soldier slitting Afghan child’s throat’

“Shocked by murder of Afghan civilians and prisoners by Australian soldiers,” Beijing’s Foreign Ministry spokesman, Zhao Lijian, said in a tweet on Monday morning. In an emergency press conference, Prime Minister Scott Morrison blasted Beijing for this “utterly outrageous” post that “cannot be justified on any basis whatsoever,” and demanded an official apology …

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