Mesut Özil And The Elephant In The Room

"I am German when we win, but I am an immigrant when we lose" - Mesut Özil Do you know the most racist thing I hear on a semi-regular basis? "When I look at you, I don't see race." Yes, you do. I'm 6'5 (197cm), 18 and a half stone (119kg or 262lbs) and I... Continue Reading →

Mamoudou Gassama, Citizenship And Language

The start of the week sees the birth of a new "superhero". Mamoudou Gassama, "The Spiderman of Paris", is a Malian "migrant" who climbed four stories of a high-rise to save a child dangling from the side of the building. He is being rightly lauded by all on Twitter, this being a typical response:... Continue Reading →

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