Friday, June 26, 2020

The Hottest Day of the Year

There are warnings that action will be taken
followed by violent clashes if social distancing
contained an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory

Social media showed shocking scenes
of a heaving Boris Johnson: huge crowds
plunged into another former lockdown.

MPs concerned about the sacking of the beaches
were arrested and at least one person was injured
using violent tactics from Israeli secret services.

-- Rupert M Loydell

No10 warns of new lockdown as 500,000 cram onto beaches on hottest day of year
Coronavirus morning headlines as it's warned beaches could be closed if lockdown rules are ignored
Labour anti-Semitism row: Long-Bailey allies urge Starmer to reinstate her

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

A Few Words & Phrases

What do 'white privilege' and 'ally' mean?
Life experiences will affect how they define them
Hospitals have more than a week to prepare

What do 'white privilege' and 'ally' mean?
The bodies of a girl, two women and four men
A dog was also found shot dead at the property.

What do 'white privilege' and 'ally' mean?
People often have different ideas
The government has been accused

-- Rupert M Loydell

What do 'thug', 'white privilege' and 'ally' mean?
Government accused of blindsiding NHS trusts
Seven people and dog shot dead in Alabama house

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Enormous Floyd Fallout

threat still looms welcome
customers, services, tight rules spiking
some train stops remain, curfew until

burning tearing apart wrenching murder.
borderlands from a different planet
second home votes outnumbered

they gathered mirrors
could have been me
could have been my brother

-- Sivan Spector

Why George Floyd's death is resonating around the world
Chicago begins reopening from pandemic
George Floyd and Derek Chauvin Might as Well Have Lived on Different Planets

Curb Extremists Pleading

sheer tumult unceasing torrent of events
unable to find its bearing and grasp
African American pleading mutual understanding

steps of Lincoln Memorial living in a ‘police state’
try and curb flared protestors and police
tear gas rubber bullets pepper spray

very special using frequently to authenticate his faith
church building partisan purposes religious extremists
black white painfully aware slavery supremacy segregation

-- Clark Allison

Trump has normalised mayhem and the US is paying the price
George Floyd protests: National Guard at Lincoln Memorial
Trump’s use of the Bible was obscene