A British woman screamed racist abuse at a teacher of Asian origin, referencing Jeremy Kyle, an English television and radio presenter, known for airing anti-immigrant sentiments.
“Fuck you all, get that on YouTube,” the woman yells, as the teacher records her, the UK Independent reported. ‘I’m a Jeremy Kyle wannabe, I couldn’t give a fuck. I am British, let Britain be British. “I’m on a train and their ain’t one fucking British c*** on here, and what! ‘Boo hoo, you’re crying. Boo hoo, boo hoo.’
Nassima Iggoute asked if the woman had anything else to add, to which she responded with more obscenity.
“Fuck you, fuck you bitch, fuck you.”
Despite being filmed, the woman continued to spout racist and anti-immigrant sentiment.
““What do I think about immigrants? Fuck off! Great Britain is a small country and it has had enough. We don’t want anymore immigrants, we want Britain to be Britain. “Fuck that you c**t, fuck it, fuck it,” she shouted.
As the Independent points out following the Brexit vote to exit the European Union, hate incidents in Britain have been on the rise.
“Which way did this lady vote in the referendum? Impossible to guess,” Iggoute wryly observed on Facebook.
With key vote just days away, activists ramp up pressure on DNC to hold #ClimateDebate
"Only a climate-specific debate will show whether the candidates are climate ready or not."
The Democratic National Committee faced increased pressure on Monday to hold a climate debate from progressive organizations demanding the party live up to its own governing platform and "treat this crisis like the emergency it is."
Efforts to change the DNC's mind appear headed to a headed to a fever pitch as the committee will meet later this week and reportedly vote (pdf) on a proposed resolution to hold a climate debate—and potentially a resolution put forth by DNC Chair Tom Perez that critics believe represents an effort to kill a climate-focused debate.
China accused of using Twitter, Facebook against HK protests
Twitter and Facebook said Monday they had uncovered a campaign by China to use the social media platforms against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
"We are disclosing a significant state-backed information operation focused on the situation in Hong Kong, specifically the protest movement and their calls for political change," Twitter said in an online post.
Facebook said a tip from Twitter led to the removal of a network of pages, groups and accounts originating in China and involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" focusing on Hong Kong.
Twitter said it suspended 936 accounts that originated in China.
‘The election could be over before any votes are cast’: AP reporter breaks down Trump’s recession fears
President Donald Trump's re-election campaign could be destroyed by a recession before a single vote is cast, an Associated Press reporter explained on MSNBC's "Deadline: White House" on Monday.
Guest host John Heilemann read a quote from AP White House correspondent Jonathan Lemire.
"[P]rivately, Trump is growing increasingly worried the economy won’t look so good come Election Day. ... Though a pre-election recession here is far from certain, a downturn would be a devastating blow to the president, who has made a strong economy his central argument for a second term," Lemire reported. "And White House economic advisers see few options for reversing course should the economy start to slip."