Manifesto Clubs calls on schools to stop demonising children

! This post hasn't been updated in over a year. A lot can change in a year including my opinion and the amount of naughty words I use. There's a good chance that there's something in what's written below that someone will find objectionable. That's fine, if I tried to please everybody all of the time then I'd be a Lib Dem (remember them?) and I'm certainly not one of those. The point is, I'm not the kind of person to try and alter history in case I said something in the past that someone can use against me in the future but just remember that the person I was then isn't the person I am now nor the person I'll be in a year's time.

Three years ago one of my kids was punished for “racism” at school after he called one of his black friends a monkey when we was pulling monkey faces and making monkey noises.

The Manifesto Club has finally noticed that something is seriously amiss when primary and nursery school kids are being accused of racism and called for changes to the law that requires English schools to fill out racist incident forms every time a child says something that could be construed as racist.

Most of the children accused of racism on these forms are between 9 and 11 years of age.

One comment

  1. axel (1214 comments) says:

    would we, middle aged bearded white folks, call our black friends monkeys?

    I dont think we would, not because it is bad, racist, colorist or whatever but because it is old fashioned and has no place in our world, we dont call people vartlets, knaves or scoundrels anymore either.

    When I’m annoyed with my black friends, i call half of them english cunts and the rest by whatever jockisms come to hand

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