The papers Prince Harry’s speech about he and his wife’s decision to step back from royal duties saw a number of papers scrambling to update their front pages. “Harry: I had no choice but to go”, says the Telegraph. The Mirror’s final edition headline is: “We did want to serve but had to leave”. The Express has “Devastated Harry: why I had to go”. The Times’ splash is “Harry tells of sadness at giving up royal duties” and the Sun has “Harry & Wills Meg peace”. The Mail’s second edition headline is “Harry: I’m so sad it’s come to this”. … [Read more...] about Monday briefing: Harry’s ‘great sadness’ at stepping away
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Worse than this, the ideology equates excellence in objective tests with not just whiteness (whatever that is) but white supremacy. And it does this in a school district with enormous racial diversity. It’s hard not to infer that it is an official endorsement — by the schools chancellor no less — of the damaging canard that studying hard in school, doing your homework, and striving for excellence is “acting white.” And this is despite the fact that the ethnic group that is succeeding the most by traditional standards of excellence in New York City’s schools are Asian-Americans. (They comprise 74 percent of students at Stuyvesant High School, because Stuyvesant doesn’t admit students on any other metric than test scores.) Funny, isn’t it, how “white supremacy culture” ends up empowering nonwhites. I’m not sure real white supremacists would be down with that. … [Read more...] about Good-bye, Theresa. Hello, Boris?