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What can we learn from football?

If you are into news or football, or both, you won’t have escaped noticing the furor, and public debate that followed, surrounding two of Sky’s (former) faces of the beautiful game. That Richard Keys and Andy Gray have left the … Continue reading

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Comics are an easy way to start overturning stereotypes.

Last week, I noticed in the newspaper that a new superhero is coming to US bookstores. The Silver Scorpion, a Muslim boy in a wheelchair, will be arriving there in November. Perhaps this is indicative of a fresh more positive … Continue reading

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Overturning stereotypes

Have you noticed that most “bad” characters in film, TV or literature have their flawed character manifested physically in some way? So, there is the James Bond villain with a scar or in a wheelchair or with metal teeth. There’s … Continue reading

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