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From the Daily Mail:

NHS memo says BAME hospital staff could be taken off the front-line fight against coronavirus over fears they are genetically more at risk from the disease

BAME is supposed to mean “black, Asian and minority ethnic.”

Letter from NHS England bosses asks hospitals to ‘risk-assess BAME staff’

63 per cent of NHS workers who have died of COVID-19 have been BAME

By LARA KEAY and JACK NEWMAN FOR MAILONLINE

PUBLISHED: 19:30 EDT, 29 April 2020

Black, Asian and Minority ethnic NHS staff could be taken off the front-line over concerns they are more vulnerable to coronavirus.

New guidance sent from NHS England to hospitals nationwide asks that BAME staff are ‘risk-assessed’ on a ‘precautionary basis’.

Figures have shown 63 per cent of all health and social care workers who have died from coronavirus are from ethnic minority backgrounds, despite only making up 16 per cent of the workforce. …

Or perhaps the virus is more common in urban areas where a higher proportion of BAMEs live than in, say, rural Cornwall? Here’s a new map from the Guardian:

Back to the Daily Mail:

Hospitals received a letter from NHS chief executive Sir Simon Stevens and its chief operating officer Amanda Pritchard, according to the Telegraph.

The letter reads: ‘Emerging UK and international data suggests that people from BAME backgrounds are also being disproportionately affected by Covid-19.

‘Public Health England have been asked by the Department of Health and Social Care to investigate this. In advance of their report and guidance, on a precautionary basis, we commend employers should risk-assess staff at potentially greater risk and make appropriate arrangements accordingly.’

This could mean that BAME doctors, nurses and other hospital staff are given lower risk or remote jobs away from coronavirus wards.

Earlier this week the Somerset Foundation Trust became the first in the country to prioritise BAME staff for access to facemasks.

… The NHS trust is treating all its black, Asian and minority ethnic employees as ‘vulnerable and at risk’ of coronavirus.

The trust has now included all its BAME workers in the vulnerable and at risk group, and is asking managers to have conversations with them and discuss concerns.

In a letter to staff, the trust’s chief executive Peter Lewis said: ‘While we don’t yet have any conclusive research or national guidance, we feel that is the right approach to take. …

The letter said BAME staff and their families will be able to access testing within the first five days of developing any symptoms, and any who require an FFP3 mask – which offers greater protection than a normal surgical mask – will be supported to be fit-tested as soon as possible. …

Yvonne Coghill, director of NHS England’s workforce race equality standard unit, tweeted ‘many should follow the lead of Somerset FT,’ describing the trust as ‘compassionate’ with strong leadership.

The Government has launched an inquiry into the ‘devastating disparity’ which means BAME patients are at disproportionately high risk of becoming critically ill with coronavirus.

Scientists say the disparity may be because they are more likely to suffer from conditions including diabetes and high blood pressure.

Social and demographic factors also play a role, as BAME people are more likely to live in densely populated areas which may make social distancing harder.

The British Medical Association (BMA) also suggested that BAME doctors may feel less able to raise concerns about inadequate personal protective equipment (PPE), as they report higher levels of bullying and harassment in the workplace.

Dr Chaand Nagpaul, BMA chairman, said a survey showed doctors from ethnic minorities were three times more likely to feel pressured to treat patients without adequate PPE.

He said: ‘These figures are staggering. They are worrying and disturbing. In fact these doctors have come from other parts of the world to provide vital care and save other people’s lives in our health service and now they have sadly paid the ultimate sacrifice.’

The first ten doctors in the UK to die from coronavirus were all of BAME background, with many born overseas.

Dr Habib Naqvi, the NHS director for workforce race and equality, said: ‘The fact that a high number of black and minority ethnic staff are dying from this pandemic is a worry for us.’

Professor Chris Whitty, England’s chief medical officer, said: ‘It’s critical that we find out which groups are most at risk so we can help to protect them.’

 
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  1. Next week’s Daily Mail headline:

    NHS Tik-Tok Videos Are Not Diverse Enough

    • Replies: @anon
    @BenKenobi

    I wish there was an upvote function here LOL too perfect

  2. Wait … Cornwall’s a bad example because it’s combined with the Isles of Scilly!
    Factoid: the Scilly climate is so warm that palm trees grow there.

    • Replies: @Ancient Briton
    @prosa123

    Palm trees grow along the south coast of England as well as in northwest city of Liverpool because of the warm Gulf Stream.

    , @Grace Jones
    @prosa123

    A parlor palm is actually a pretty tough house plant. They'll withstand cold down to 28F for short periods.

  3. Maybe they could surround them with a protective layer of pre-teen White girls.

    • LOL: jim jones, Moses
    • Replies: @Anonymous (n)
    @The Germ Theory of Disease

    Well UK whites are acting like conquered vassals, and historically speaking, to the victors go the spoils right?

    , @Truth
    @The Germ Theory of Disease

    Dude, after more than a decade, I am so glad my legacy is finally being accepted.

  4. The NHS is absolutely addicted to hiring cheap, but incompetent, nurses and doctors from abroad.

    • Replies: @Anthony Aaron
    @LondonBob

    Sort of like here in the United States … but medical schools seem to be the gatekeepers for our supply of doctors here -- and they're doing a bang-up job, leaving those of US in the non-elite class having to deal with AA 'doctors' and 3d world 'doctors'.

    Replies: @Anonymous

  5. Professor Chris Whitty, England’s chief medical officer, said: ‘It’s critical that we find out which groups are most at risk so we can help to protect them.’

    If wonder if Professor Whitty is trying to ensure his professional survival as England’s chief medical officer.

    Dr. Chaand Nagpaul, head of the British Medical Association hates “subconcious” racism. And Dr. Habib Naqvi is on the case, as the NHS director for workforce race and equality.
    https://i.imgur.com/Fk85KXb.jpg

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/09/18/nhs-subconsciously-racist-says-head-doctors-union/

    The NHS is “subconsciously racist” and routinely overlooks ethnic minority doctors for senior posts, the head of the British Medical Association has said.

    Chaand Nagpaul, the first non-white doctor to lead the BMA [British Medical Association], said patients were being deprived of the most skilled clinicians because of an entrenched bias in the system.

  6. Anon[324] • Disclaimer says:

    Completely incoherent. How do home living conditions that preclude social distancing make you more at risk for infection in the workplace and thus in need of better PPE than whites?

    Also, what percentage of staff are BAME? You need a denominator for the 63 percent.

    And Asian means Indian and Pakistani in limey-speak: Are they saying that African ancestry and Caucasian-subcontinentsl ancestry are similar in risk relative to Caucasian-European ancestry? Unlikely. Indians group closer to Europeans genetically.

    • Replies: @International Jew
    @Anon


    How do home living conditions that preclude social distancing make you more at risk for infection in the workplace
     
    They make you more likely to get infected outside of work, and thus to bring your infection with you to work. So maybe giving them a vacation does make sense, just not for the official reason. As you say, they've got it backwards.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @ThreeCranes

    , @Hypnotoad666
    @Anon


    Completely incoherent. How do home living conditions that preclude social distancing make you more at risk for infection in the workplace and thus in need of better PPE than whites?
     
    The real problem is apparently that they are "at risk" of infecting others. Prioritizing them for masks is probably really to protect patients and coworkers. But the messaging has to be reversed for political correctness reasons. You can't BLAME the BAME.
    , @Nikolai Vladivostok
    @Anon

    In NHS, 20%. Among NHS medical staff, 44%. In most affected, urbanized areas, both proportions would be much higher but I could not find figures.

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/16/inquiry-disproportionate-impact-coronavirus-bame

    , @ogunsiron
    @Anon


    Are they saying that African ancestry and Caucasian-subcontinentsl ancestry are similar in risk relative to Caucasian-European ancestry? Unlikely. Indians group closer to Europeans genetically
     
    For various reaons, both african and south-asian groups might be more at risk than white europeans, though not necessarily equally more at risk.

    Both groups are darker skinned than europeans and are thus much more likely to suffer from vitamin D deficiency, especially under british skies. Not a good thing when it comes to respiratory diseases.

    I found something which indicates that black and pakistani women are more obese than the population at large:

    From : https://hummedia.manchester.ac.uk/institutes/cmist/archive-publications/working-papers/2008/2008-17-ethnic-differences-in-obesity-diet-abd-physical-activity.pdf

    (iii) Obesity and Ethnicity
    The prevalence of overweight and obesity varies between and within ethnic groups. The 2004
    Health Survey for England reported that the prevalence of overweight including obesity
    (measured by Body Mass Index) was higher for Black Caribbean, Black African and Pakistani
    women than those in the general population and the prevalence was markedly lower for
    Chinese women. Different patterns were seen in men;
  7. Anonymous[302] • Disclaimer says:

    I have to be honest with you here:

    Especially in the London region, it is *exceedingly* rare to encounter medics of real English ancestry in the NHS, most particularly English males. This is beyond ironic, singer modern medicine is basically the invention of Victorian era Englishmen of a particular strident stamp. The days of ‘Lancelot Spratt’ are long gone.

    The preponderance of medics are of subcon Indian origin. Therefore it’s little more than a straightforward percentage transect.

    • Replies: @PiltdownMan
    @Anonymous


    Especially in the London region, it is *exceedingly* rare to encounter medics of real English ancestry in the NHS, most particularly English males. This is beyond ironic, singer modern medicine is basically the invention of Victorian era Englishmen of a particular strident stamp. The days of ‘Lancelot Spratt’ are long gone.
     
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVWjAeAa52o

    Replies: @jimmyriddle

    , @YetAnotherAnon
    @Anonymous

    More than half of Brit med students are female, and a quarter are of subcon extraction.

    A relative went on a "how to get into med school" course at a Brit university one summer, and half the attendees were Asian (subcon).

    I'd be interested to know how much they've expanded the number of med students, to cope with the fact that most male medics work to retirement, while a full-time female doctor with children is (thankfully) a rarity. A GP practice wanting three full-time doctors has to hire six females.

    Replies: @Anonymous, @GermanReader2, @JohnnyWalker123

    , @Anonymous
    @Anonymous

    Being a doctor in Britain is a bad job because of the poor pay/conditions and lack of professional freedom.

    All doctors are required to work for the NHS (i.e. the government), which alone decides where they work and what patients they see. (Any private work they do is in addition to their NHS work, i.e. nights and week-ends.) No other middle class profession has this imposed on it, only doctors. Together with the low pay and long hours, it's a huge deterrent to kids choosing a career. Young Brits don't want to be doctors. They want to be teachers, lawyers, architects, engineers, etc.

    Hence the reliance on third world doctors, who don’t mind the poor pay and conditions and lack of professional freedom.

    Replies: @Jonathan Mason, @YetAnotherAnon

    , @Hypnotoad666
    @Anonymous


    Especially in the London region, it is *exceedingly* rare to encounter medics of real English ancestry in the NHS, most particularly English males.
     
    What is the salary for an NHS doctor?

    I would assume that the most talented doctors would tend to follow the money into private practice. I know the UK has a parallel private insurance-funded system. But as an American I have no sense of how extensive it is.

    Replies: @jim jones

  8. I see they make no mention of vitamin D, which is known to be critical to the immune system. Its active form is especially important in preventing or ameliorating ARDS, which is apparently the principal cause of death in Covid-19.

    How do you get vitamin D? Mostly it is made in the skin on exposure to the sun. Older white people have trouble making enough, so should supplement, as should every white in winter in dull northern climes.

    Melanin is a natural sun-screen, which means that darker races are adapted to getting the right dose of vitamin D in the regions where they evolved. In the far north and far south they cannot produce enough and must supplement or their health will suffer.

    No one in the UK establishment has the balls to say this. It is tantamount to telling blacks and Asians “you do not belong here”.

    • Replies: @Amerimutt Golems
    @Simon Tugmutton



    No one in the UK establishment has the balls to say this. It is tantamount to telling blacks and Asians “you do not belong here”.

     

    The idiots in power created the problem in the first place by importing culturally incompatible 'darkies' from former colonies under the guise of labor shortages and at the same time 'expelled' millions of poor whites to Australia and New Zealand including actor Hugh Jackman's parents.

    Apart from vitamin D, Sub-Saharan Africans and their mixed race descendants with sickle cell disease (SCD) are hypersensitive to colder temperatures.

    Replies: @Jack D

    , @Dutch Boy
    @Simon Tugmutton

    https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.04.24.20075838v1

    , @Grace Jones
    @Simon Tugmutton

    Vitamin D production after UVB exposure depends on baseline vitamin D and total cholesterol but not on skin pigmentation.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19812604

    Replies: @Simon Tugmutton, @res

  9. Ate the real English supposed to clap as they hand over their PPE’s?

    • Replies: @Richard of Melbourne
    @Dtbb

    Only if they want to stay out of prison.

  10. Black, Asian and Minority ethnic NHS staff could be taken off the front-line

    Wow, we really are on a war footing! Until now I thought it was just a figure of speech.

  11. Anyone else thinking of this, with “fame” replaced by “BAME”?

    • Replies: @Smithsonian
    @Dave Pinsen


    Anyone else thinking of this, with “fame” replaced by “BAME”?
     
    Whenever I hear it, which is depressingly often, I always think of the Carly Simon song 'you're so BAME'.

    https://youtu.be/mQZmCJUSC6g
  12. This is ludicrous now. The British must train their own.

    Just as we shouldn’t rely on China for our manufactured goods we should not rely on foreigners or people who feel like foreigners for our medical care.

    These “heros” who come to the U.K. because they are so caring are no such thing. If trained medical personnel really cared they would work in their own third-world country.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/health-52152375

    Many if not most of these “BAME” medics who succumb appear to be either old or fat, frankly.

    • Replies: @LondonBob
    @Bill B.

    In the very short term it costs more to train our own, so we don't do it, there are a lack of training places and many are turned away.

    Replies: @Bill B., @Gordo

    , @bomag
    @Bill B.


    This is ludicrous now. The British must train their own.
     
    Agree.

    It is partly misplaced munificence. Where the British used to send their sons and daughters off to "work another's gain", now they invite the Other in for access to the good life.
  13. Interesting data.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8249151/Ethnic-minority-medics-account-72-cent-NHS-Covid-19-deaths.html

    Separate figures from NHS England, using data up to 5pm on April 21, show that of 16,272 patients in hospitals in England who had tested positive for Covid-19 at time of death, 74.1% were of white ethnicity, 15.7% were of BAME ethnicity and 0.7% had mixed ethnicity.

    The remaining 9.4% had no stated or identifiable ethnicity.

    Figures do not add up to 100% due to rounding.

    The 15.7% figure for BAME ethnicity breaks down as:

    Indian 3.0%

    Pakistani 2.0%

    Bangladeshi 0.6%

    Any other Asian background 1.5%

    Caribbean 2.8%

    African 1.8%

    Any other black background 0.9%

    Chinese 0.4%

    Any other ethnic group 2.7%

    Here’s the demography of England as of 2011.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demography_of_England#Ethnicity

    White: 85.4%
    Indian: 2.6%
    Pakistani: 2.1%
    Bangladeshi: 0.8%
    Chinese: 0.7%
    Other Asian: 1.6%
    Caribbean: 1.1%
    African: 1.8%
    Other Black: 0.5%
    Other: 1.0%
    Mixed: 2.3%

    So the ethnic demographics of COVID-related mortality generally aren’t radically dissimilar from the general English population.

    • Replies: @YetAnotherAnon
    @JohnnyWalker123

    "So the ethnic demographics of COVID-related mortality generally aren’t radically dissimilar from the general English population."

    But the native population skews old, and the immigrant or immigrant-descended population skews a lot younger.

    Replies: @JohnnyWalker123

    , @Bill Jones
    @JohnnyWalker123

    There is a difference between the English population and the population of England.

  14. @Dtbb
    Ate the real English supposed to clap as they hand over their PPE's?

    Replies: @Richard of Melbourne

    Only if they want to stay out of prison.

  15. International Jew [AKA "Hebrew National"] says:
    @Anon
    Completely incoherent. How do home living conditions that preclude social distancing make you more at risk for infection in the workplace and thus in need of better PPE than whites?

    Also, what percentage of staff are BAME? You need a denominator for the 63 percent.

    And Asian means Indian and Pakistani in limey-speak: Are they saying that African ancestry and Caucasian-subcontinentsl ancestry are similar in risk relative to Caucasian-European ancestry? Unlikely. Indians group closer to Europeans genetically.

    Replies: @International Jew, @Hypnotoad666, @Nikolai Vladivostok, @ogunsiron

    How do home living conditions that preclude social distancing make you more at risk for infection in the workplace

    They make you more likely to get infected outside of work, and thus to bring your infection with you to work. So maybe giving them a vacation does make sense, just not for the official reason. As you say, they’ve got it backwards.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    @International Jew


    So maybe giving them a vacation does make sense, ...
     
    How about a staycation, as they call them now... back in the old country?
    , @ThreeCranes
    @International Jew

    So if their living conditions make them “more likely to get infected outside of work”, then wouldn’t they bring their outside infection back to work with them? And wouldn’t they then infect their co-workers, which would result in an even distribution?

    Let’s face it, those suckers just can’t get a break. Even Covid discriminates and oppresses people of color.

  16. The interesting thing is that traditionally the English were far less PC than Americans. It’s fascinating how much their society has changed in the last 3 decades, especially under John Major and Tony Blair.

    One wonders who is behind this.

    Even highly politically incorrect Boris Johnson has rejected demands to release information on the ethnicity of the grooming gangs. This is despite the report being created by a Muslim Home Secretary.

    https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2020/04/27/boris-govt-rejects-petition-demanding-release-grooming-gangs-report/

    Boris Johnson’s government has rejected a petition signed by more than 120,000 people demanding the release of a report on the ethnic background of grooming rape gangs.

    The no-stone-unturned investigation was announced by Home Secretary Priti Patel’s predecessor, Sajid Javid, in 2018, with a promise that he would “not let cultural or political sensitivities get in the way of understanding the problem and doing something about it”.

    Very strange.

    • Replies: @Simon Tugmutton
    @JohnnyWalker123


    Very strange.

     

    Indeed it is.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conservative_Friends_of_Israel

    Replies: @anonymous

    , @Morton's toes
    @JohnnyWalker123


    One wonders who is behind this.
     
    Put on your thinking cap my good fellow. I don't believe you will have to strain yourself for very long.

    : )

    Replies: @JohnnyWalker123

  17. @Anonymous
    I have to be honest with you here:

    Especially in the London region, it is *exceedingly* rare to encounter medics of real English ancestry in the NHS, most particularly English males. This is beyond ironic, singer modern medicine is basically the invention of Victorian era Englishmen of a particular strident stamp. The days of 'Lancelot Spratt' are long gone.

    The preponderance of medics are of subcon Indian origin. Therefore it's little more than a straightforward percentage transect.

    Replies: @PiltdownMan, @YetAnotherAnon, @Anonymous, @Hypnotoad666

    Especially in the London region, it is *exceedingly* rare to encounter medics of real English ancestry in the NHS, most particularly English males. This is beyond ironic, singer modern medicine is basically the invention of Victorian era Englishmen of a particular strident stamp. The days of ‘Lancelot Spratt’ are long gone.

    • Replies: @jimmyriddle
    @PiltdownMan

    You don't get eccentrics like James Robertson Justice any more.

    He only took up acting pretty late in life after having fought in Spain and WWII.

    He once opined loudly in his club that he had been sexually molested at his public (ie private) school, and it had done him no harm, which led to this funny exchange with Larry Adler
    Adler: "Did the other boys watch?"
    JRJ: "No! Why on earth would they?"
    Adler: "So that Justice was not only done, but seen to be done!"

  18. @JohnnyWalker123
    Interesting data.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8249151/Ethnic-minority-medics-account-72-cent-NHS-Covid-19-deaths.html

    Separate figures from NHS England, using data up to 5pm on April 21, show that of 16,272 patients in hospitals in England who had tested positive for Covid-19 at time of death, 74.1% were of white ethnicity, 15.7% were of BAME ethnicity and 0.7% had mixed ethnicity.

    The remaining 9.4% had no stated or identifiable ethnicity.

    Figures do not add up to 100% due to rounding.

    The 15.7% figure for BAME ethnicity breaks down as:

    Indian 3.0%

    Pakistani 2.0%

    Bangladeshi 0.6%

    Any other Asian background 1.5%

    Caribbean 2.8%

    African 1.8%

    Any other black background 0.9%

    Chinese 0.4%

    Any other ethnic group 2.7%
     
    Here's the demography of England as of 2011.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demography_of_England#Ethnicity

    White: 85.4%
    Indian: 2.6%
    Pakistani: 2.1%
    Bangladeshi: 0.8%
    Chinese: 0.7%
    Other Asian: 1.6%
    Caribbean: 1.1%
    African: 1.8%
    Other Black: 0.5%
    Other: 1.0%
    Mixed: 2.3%

    So the ethnic demographics of COVID-related mortality generally aren't radically dissimilar from the general English population.

    Replies: @YetAnotherAnon, @Bill Jones

    “So the ethnic demographics of COVID-related mortality generally aren’t radically dissimilar from the general English population.”

    But the native population skews old, and the immigrant or immigrant-descended population skews a lot younger.

    • Replies: @JohnnyWalker123
    @YetAnotherAnon

    The immigrant populations also skew towards the large cities.

    So perhaps both factors cancel each other out.

    The point is that there is likely no COVID mortality bias in the UK.

  19. @Anonymous
    I have to be honest with you here:

    Especially in the London region, it is *exceedingly* rare to encounter medics of real English ancestry in the NHS, most particularly English males. This is beyond ironic, singer modern medicine is basically the invention of Victorian era Englishmen of a particular strident stamp. The days of 'Lancelot Spratt' are long gone.

    The preponderance of medics are of subcon Indian origin. Therefore it's little more than a straightforward percentage transect.

    Replies: @PiltdownMan, @YetAnotherAnon, @Anonymous, @Hypnotoad666

    More than half of Brit med students are female, and a quarter are of subcon extraction.

    A relative went on a “how to get into med school” course at a Brit university one summer, and half the attendees were Asian (subcon).

    I’d be interested to know how much they’ve expanded the number of med students, to cope with the fact that most male medics work to retirement, while a full-time female doctor with children is (thankfully) a rarity. A GP practice wanting three full-time doctors has to hire six females.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    @YetAnotherAnon

    Apparently, this very fact, that a very substantial proportion of female qualified doctors either abandon the profession altogether or take 'breaks' lasting of years from practice is the explanation why the NHS has been importing foreign medics on a wholesale basis since its inception.
    Typically, prior to 1940 most of the great London medical schools refused to admit female students - this was part of their justification, an expensive medical education, which implicitly includes a duty to the people of the nation as the pay back for a lucrative career - was likely more or less wasted. One might just as well burn hospital buildings down.

    Replies: @YetAnotherAnon, @stillCARealist

    , @GermanReader2
    @YetAnotherAnon

    In Germany, there are studies, that female doctors work only about 66% of the hours male doctors work in their whole career. So, if you only look at the hours, 6 female doctors would be worth 4 male doctors in hours worked. However, there are other problems with female doctors, which IMO make them half as valuable for society as male doctors:

    1)In Germany (and in other countries probably as well) you are finished with med school in your late twenties. Most male doctors then take on additional training in a specialty, which takes around another 5 years. The problem with female doctors is that most female doctors get pregnant during this additional training and then either stop their training alltogether or switch to easy specialties.

    2)Most female doctors work in a very narrow range of specialties (OB-GYN, family medicine, pediatrics) which leads to a shortage in other specialties (oncology, neurology etc.)

    3)Most female doctors want to work in urban centers. Combined with 2) you get an over-abundance of ob-gyns in the cities and a lack of doctors in rural areas . (The big difference between female doctors and female teachers is that teachers want to work in the countryside (less NAMs, more intact families) whereas female doctors want to work in the city.

    The big difference between Germany and the US (I do not know about the situation in GB) is that in Germany the state pays for medical school (around 200 00 euros per graduate), whereas in the US a lot of the cost is paid by the student himself. So in Germany, the whole society pays for this bad investment, whereas in the US the female doctor and her spouse (if she is married) pay for this bad investment. (I had a time, where I listened to Dave Ramsey a lot. I can recall several female callers (sometimes their husbands called Dave), who had gone to graduate school (law or med school), taken out student loans worth 300 000 USD+ , that were still due and wanted to become stay-at-home-moms. )

    , @JohnnyWalker123
    @YetAnotherAnon

    https://www.gmc-uk.org/static/documents/content/SoMEP_2017_chapter_2.pdf


    The number of black and minority ethnic (BME)
    medical students continues to rise steadily (see
    figure 20, page 62). A quarter identify as Asian
    or Asian British, 3.3% identify as black or black
    British, 5% identify as mixed and 3% classed
    themselves as ‘Other’. The number of students
    identifying as white has dropped from 63.1%
    in 2012 to 59.3% in 2016. The data collection
    method for medical students has not changed
    over that period so we believe these changes
    reflect the population of medical students.
     
    https://imgur.com/a/OY7HJwT#5iHpLfF

    https://imgur.com/a/9tMsiYM

    https://imgur.com/a/x8rymbn

    Replies: @JohnnyWalker123

  20. @JohnnyWalker123
    The interesting thing is that traditionally the English were far less PC than Americans. It's fascinating how much their society has changed in the last 3 decades, especially under John Major and Tony Blair.

    One wonders who is behind this.

    Even highly politically incorrect Boris Johnson has rejected demands to release information on the ethnicity of the grooming gangs. This is despite the report being created by a Muslim Home Secretary.

    https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2020/04/27/boris-govt-rejects-petition-demanding-release-grooming-gangs-report/

    Boris Johnson’s government has rejected a petition signed by more than 120,000 people demanding the release of a report on the ethnic background of grooming rape gangs.

    The no-stone-unturned investigation was announced by Home Secretary Priti Patel’s predecessor, Sajid Javid, in 2018, with a promise that he would “not let cultural or political sensitivities get in the way of understanding the problem and doing something about it”.
     
    Very strange.

    Replies: @Simon Tugmutton, @Morton's toes

    • Replies: @anonymous
    @Simon Tugmutton

    Why would Conservative Friends of Israel want to suppress information about Muslim grooming gangs?

    Replies: @a guy named me

  21. @Bill B.
    This is ludicrous now. The British must train their own.

    Just as we shouldn’t rely on China for our manufactured goods we should not rely on foreigners or people who feel like foreigners for our medical care.

    These “heros” who come to the U.K. because they are so caring are no such thing. If trained medical personnel really cared they would work in their own third-world country.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/health-52152375

    Many if not most of these “BAME” medics who succumb appear to be either old or fat, frankly.

    Replies: @LondonBob, @bomag

    In the very short term it costs more to train our own, so we don’t do it, there are a lack of training places and many are turned away.

    • Replies: @Bill B.
    @LondonBob

    True. But IIRC a great swathe of importing doctors have such low standards that they fail British medical exams.

    Yet now it is held to be racist not to promote foreign doctors pari passu.

    A recent BBC story commemorating the NHS medical staff who have died was stuffed with old and obese foreigners - some "consultants" still working in their 70s. One 79.

    This was dressed up as selfless dedication but the truth is that someone who has locked himself into an institution where he can rely on the PC kowtow and ethnic nepotism to protect him or her from any suggestion they might withdraw.

    , @Gordo
    @LondonBob

    Oh indeed, it takes 7 years to train a dentist, and there is a shortage. But there has been a shortage for the last 40 years.

    We can't drop admission standards, oh no, so instead we import foreign butchers.

  22. Anonymous[130] • Disclaimer says:
    @YetAnotherAnon
    @Anonymous

    More than half of Brit med students are female, and a quarter are of subcon extraction.

    A relative went on a "how to get into med school" course at a Brit university one summer, and half the attendees were Asian (subcon).

    I'd be interested to know how much they've expanded the number of med students, to cope with the fact that most male medics work to retirement, while a full-time female doctor with children is (thankfully) a rarity. A GP practice wanting three full-time doctors has to hire six females.

    Replies: @Anonymous, @GermanReader2, @JohnnyWalker123

    Apparently, this very fact, that a very substantial proportion of female qualified doctors either abandon the profession altogether or take ‘breaks’ lasting of years from practice is the explanation why the NHS has been importing foreign medics on a wholesale basis since its inception.
    Typically, prior to 1940 most of the great London medical schools refused to admit female students – this was part of their justification, an expensive medical education, which implicitly includes a duty to the people of the nation as the pay back for a lucrative career – was likely more or less wasted. One might just as well burn hospital buildings down.

    • Replies: @YetAnotherAnon
    @Anonymous

    The med schools are tremendously keen on diversity these days, and measure it a lot.

    Go here and you can see the split of ethnicities in med schools. You can also see that only around 38% of students in the great London teaching hospitals are White British.

    https://www.gmc-uk.org/education/reports-and-reviews/medical-school-reports

    Imperial - 33.3%
    KCL - 37.3%
    Queen Mary - 40.9%
    UCL - 44.2%

    , @stillCARealist
    @Anonymous

    IN the past I may have internally objected to your assumptions about women. But watching the females in my own family over the last 10 years has changed my mind. I have two nieces who became nurses and immediately had babies. Then more babies. They are both now only working 1 day/week. Is this model truly what they went through all that training for? They're both competent, compassionate women, but really they want to be moms and wives. Great, that's great, but maybe the nursing profession should adapt to the reality that so many women want just a little work outside the home--not full time.

    Another niece just spent a small fortune and several years to become a physician's associate. Now she instantly wants to move to part time to have kids. She, and my sister, will hotly defend this as best, but I'm having serious doubts about all this. It's wonderful to have women in medicine, since so many of their patients will be women, but all that school, and training, and time, and money, and sacrifice, just so you can work a tiny amount. I'm starting to think it's largely about a title: I'm a nurse! I'm a doctor! I'm a PA! Also that middle-class women can't even contemplate not having a college education and a profession.

    Replies: @Buffalo Joe, @Jack D, @anon, @GermanReader2, @Nikolai Vladivostok, @James N. Kennett

  23. @The Germ Theory of Disease
    Maybe they could surround them with a protective layer of pre-teen White girls.

    Replies: @Anonymous (n), @Truth

    Well UK whites are acting like conquered vassals, and historically speaking, to the victors go the spoils right?

    • Agree: fish
  24. Perhaps the sloppiness with which they conduct the generality of their lives isn’t magically abated by new kit?

  25. I’m struck by the high concentration of cases in southern Wales. The concentration in London and the surrounding area is not unexpected, but what accounts for the high numbers around Cardiff and Swansea? Could that be a big retirement destination for British pensioners? A super spreader event?

    • Replies: @Caradog
    @Tom-in-VA

    In case anyone cares, it isn't Cardiff or Swansea; it is Newport - very specifically Newport - and officially no one knows why.

    Those of us familiar with the local population might suggest that it is just evolution in action.

    Replies: @LondonBob

  26. @JohnnyWalker123
    Interesting data.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8249151/Ethnic-minority-medics-account-72-cent-NHS-Covid-19-deaths.html

    Separate figures from NHS England, using data up to 5pm on April 21, show that of 16,272 patients in hospitals in England who had tested positive for Covid-19 at time of death, 74.1% were of white ethnicity, 15.7% were of BAME ethnicity and 0.7% had mixed ethnicity.

    The remaining 9.4% had no stated or identifiable ethnicity.

    Figures do not add up to 100% due to rounding.

    The 15.7% figure for BAME ethnicity breaks down as:

    Indian 3.0%

    Pakistani 2.0%

    Bangladeshi 0.6%

    Any other Asian background 1.5%

    Caribbean 2.8%

    African 1.8%

    Any other black background 0.9%

    Chinese 0.4%

    Any other ethnic group 2.7%
     
    Here's the demography of England as of 2011.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demography_of_England#Ethnicity

    White: 85.4%
    Indian: 2.6%
    Pakistani: 2.1%
    Bangladeshi: 0.8%
    Chinese: 0.7%
    Other Asian: 1.6%
    Caribbean: 1.1%
    African: 1.8%
    Other Black: 0.5%
    Other: 1.0%
    Mixed: 2.3%

    So the ethnic demographics of COVID-related mortality generally aren't radically dissimilar from the general English population.

    Replies: @YetAnotherAnon, @Bill Jones

    There is a difference between the English population and the population of England.

    • Agree: ben tillman
  27. @LondonBob
    @Bill B.

    In the very short term it costs more to train our own, so we don't do it, there are a lack of training places and many are turned away.

    Replies: @Bill B., @Gordo

    True. But IIRC a great swathe of importing doctors have such low standards that they fail British medical exams.

    Yet now it is held to be racist not to promote foreign doctors pari passu.

    A recent BBC story commemorating the NHS medical staff who have died was stuffed with old and obese foreigners – some “consultants” still working in their 70s. One 79.

    This was dressed up as selfless dedication but the truth is that someone who has locked himself into an institution where he can rely on the PC kowtow and ethnic nepotism to protect him or her from any suggestion they might withdraw.

  28. @PiltdownMan
    @Anonymous


    Especially in the London region, it is *exceedingly* rare to encounter medics of real English ancestry in the NHS, most particularly English males. This is beyond ironic, singer modern medicine is basically the invention of Victorian era Englishmen of a particular strident stamp. The days of ‘Lancelot Spratt’ are long gone.
     
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVWjAeAa52o

    Replies: @jimmyriddle

    You don’t get eccentrics like James Robertson Justice any more.

    He only took up acting pretty late in life after having fought in Spain and WWII.

    He once opined loudly in his club that he had been sexually molested at his public (ie private) school, and it had done him no harm, which led to this funny exchange with Larry Adler
    Adler: “Did the other boys watch?”
    JRJ: “No! Why on earth would they?”
    Adler: “So that Justice was not only done, but seen to be done!”

    • LOL: PiltdownMan
  29. The last time I spoke to an actual English doctor in a Central London hospital (in 2001) he was noticeably irritated by the complete incompetence of the Third World staff.

  30. Send them back to India and Pakistan.

  31. My son had to go to the emergency room here. He gets bad migraines and then anxiety makes them even worse (we learned of the migraine issue after this happened again back in the states). He threw up at work (it was his last day and he was leaving us to fly back to the states) and was having all sorts of issues with coherency. He was forgetting things he’d normally know as my wife was taking him home so she went to the hospital in the town near us (population about 25,000) to have him evaluated.

    I still get flustered thinking about the 4 days he spent in the hospital. They were very thorough. MRI, X-Ray, CAT Scan, Lumbar Puncture (to test for Meningitis). Blood test to check for drugs. The hospital was dirty and run down. The room he was in was…I really should have taken pictures. Nursing care was virtually non-existent. The Doctor’s conclusion was that he had a bad reaction to his breakfast on the morning he first showed symptoms. They sent him home with a pat on the back.

    Breakfast? Bacon, egg, and bagel sandwich. What he ate just about every morning he worked.

    The culprit according to the Muslim Doctor who oversaw his care? Bacon.

    He had a bad reaction to….bacon.

    But at least the care was free.

    Over here the signs say “Save The NHS” first and foremost. Save the NHS. These british weirdos are sick in the head when it comes to their “NHS”.

    Can’t wait to leave.

    Can’t wait to come home and spend over $575 on my organizations health-plan per month for quality healthcare in a clean and well sanitized space. Where, for at least the next couple of years, you can kind of sort of count on the Doctor being competent…

    • Replies: @Jonathan Mason
    @ATate


    Can’t wait to come home and spend over $575 on my organizations health-plan per month for quality healthcare in a clean and well sanitized space. Where, for at least the next couple of years, you can kind of sort of count on the Doctor being competent…
     
    Well, you are very lucky that your organization is so good to you. I was paying $500 a month for Obamacare for my wife and two kids, until I discovered that the plan provided no health care at all, and that you still had to spend thousands of dollars of your own money before the insurance paid for anything. So I soon stopped the plan and decided just to go the pay cash or file for bankruptcy route to finance health car--which worked out very well.

    Still, even though $575 per month for family insurance with everything included sounds like a great deal, the majority of Americans would still not be able to afford it. That is the cost of 2 car payments.

    Most people, if they went to the Emergency Room in the US complaining of throwing up (just one time?) and forgetting things, and stayed in hospital 4 days would end up with a bill for tens of thousands of dollars that they would have to spend the rest of their life paying for, or else file for bankruptcy.

    When my wife was in a fender bender, she was taken to the ER, because she said her arm hurt. She was in the ER less than 30 minutes and had an X-ray and 2 Tylenol before I picked her up, and they said there was nothing wrong with her. The bill was $6000, $5000 of which was paid by GEICO, plus another $100o for a 400 yard ride in an ambulance. In the UK it would have been free. That is why automobile insurance is cheaper in the UK.

    Replies: @fish

    , @Buffalo Joe
    @ATate

    ATate, that doctor should know better...bacon makes everything better!

    , @fatmanscoop
    @ATate


    Nursing care was virtually non-existent. The Doctor’s conclusion was that he had a bad reaction to his breakfast on the morning he first showed symptoms. They sent him home with a pat on the back.

    Breakfast? Bacon, egg, and bagel sandwich. What he ate just about every morning he worked.

    The culprit according to the Muslim Doctor who oversaw his care? Bacon.

    He had a bad reaction to….bacon.

    But at least the care was free.

    Over here the signs say “Save The NHS” first and foremost. Save the NHS. These british weirdos are sick in the head when it comes to their “NHS”.

    Can’t wait to leave.

    Can’t wait to come home and spend over $575 on my organizations health-plan per month for quality healthcare in a clean and well sanitized space. Where, for at least the next couple of years, you can kind of sort of count on the Doctor being competent…
     

    It's always "our NHS". There is a minority population of about 10% socialist fundamentalists, who will go berserk if the NHS is changed in any way, meaning we cannot follow superior models such as Germany has.

    The NHS is a healthcare system where the incentive is to get rid of as many potential patients as possible at the pre-care/scanning stage. If you're middle-class, white, young and polite, they will definitely try to cast you off as early as possible. So you have to be very persistent and understand that everyone in the outer rings of the system is trying to dismiss your complaint (irrespective of the severity of your symptoms). Sometimes then you can work your way into the inner-rings of the service, and get excellent healthcare and good doctors after about usually a year or 10 months of Soviet-style queuing, bureaucracy etc.

    , @Amerimutt Golems
    @ATate

    Brits and their swarthy third world pets are a joke in most of Europe.

    Ethnic Nepotism, Incompetence and Parasitism at Britain's National Health Service
    https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2015/08/30/ethnic-nepotism-incompetence-and-parasitism-at-britains-national-health-service/

    Bad Medicine II: The Escalating Problem of Third World Doctors
    https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2018/08/29/bad-medicine-ii-the-escalating-problem-of-third-world-doctors/

  32. The UK is arguably the most degenerate nation on earth right now, a nation in total free-fall. And it doesn’t seem like Brexit is going to slow it much, if at all.

    Meanwhile, back in the USA, we have some good medically related news:

    More than 200,000 people who are in the United States on an H-1B visa, which is a temporary work visa for people with specialized skills, could soon seen their status in the U.S. turn to “illegal”.
    But nah, Trump will swoop in to solve this. Why did I mention medical? Here’s an interesting tidbit:

    One perfect example is Manasi Vasavada, who has worked at a NJ dental practice for almost two years. She has been on unpaid leave of absence since it closed in March. Her husband Nandan Buch is a dentist and the couple may not be able to stay in the U.S. – but can’t go back to their native India, which has also closed its borders.

    Meanwhile, the couple has racked up $520,000 in student loans for advanced dental degrees in the U.S.

    “Everything is really confusing and dark right now. We don’t know where we will end up,” Vasavada told Bloomberg.

    Isn’t it great that we provide our scarce medial resources to subcon invaders?

    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
    @peterike

    peter, Years ago I had a young Dentist as a neighbor. He told me after he got out of school and started his pratice that he thought $100K-$125K would be good money. Problem is $250K isn't great money after you pay your staff, rent, insurance, loans etc. How do you pay down $520K as a general practice Dentist. Now you can get your braces online and that kills business.

  33. Let me guess if the vibrant die, it will be racism rather than the NHS. How utterly convenient!

  34. … genetically more at risk from the disease ….

    Wow, not only does race exist, but minorities seem to be inferior in some ways. Shocking! 😱

  35. @Simon Tugmutton
    @JohnnyWalker123


    Very strange.

     

    Indeed it is.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conservative_Friends_of_Israel

    Replies: @anonymous

    Why would Conservative Friends of Israel want to suppress information about Muslim grooming gangs?

    • Replies: @a guy named me
    @anonymous

    Like the holy roman empire they are neither conservative or 'friends' , of us at least.

    also The Lord Levin scandal - he advised Blair, don' worry about white voters, just open the borders and support Israel and you will stay in power (and be rewarded afterward)

  36. @Anonymous
    @YetAnotherAnon

    Apparently, this very fact, that a very substantial proportion of female qualified doctors either abandon the profession altogether or take 'breaks' lasting of years from practice is the explanation why the NHS has been importing foreign medics on a wholesale basis since its inception.
    Typically, prior to 1940 most of the great London medical schools refused to admit female students - this was part of their justification, an expensive medical education, which implicitly includes a duty to the people of the nation as the pay back for a lucrative career - was likely more or less wasted. One might just as well burn hospital buildings down.

    Replies: @YetAnotherAnon, @stillCARealist

    The med schools are tremendously keen on diversity these days, and measure it a lot.

    Go here and you can see the split of ethnicities in med schools. You can also see that only around 38% of students in the great London teaching hospitals are White British.

    https://www.gmc-uk.org/education/reports-and-reviews/medical-school-reports

    Imperial – 33.3%
    KCL – 37.3%
    Queen Mary – 40.9%
    UCL – 44.2%

  37. I think it is just political feelgood talk. In a practical situation, you cannot really distribute PPE according to ethnicity or skin color.

    “Sorry, Dr. White, you only get one surgical glove today, because Nurse Black needs two, and we only have three to share between you, based on our computerized PPE management software algorithm provided by the Department of Health and Equalness. We are trying to source some more, but our glovemakers are cutting production due to Glover’s Union industrial action over lack of PPD.”

    • Replies: @YetAnotherAnon
    @Jonathan Mason

    "our glovemakers are cutting production due to Glover’s Union industrial action"

    You really have been out of the UK for a long time.

    Do the Chinese have trades unions?

    Replies: @Jack D

  38. @ATate
    My son had to go to the emergency room here. He gets bad migraines and then anxiety makes them even worse (we learned of the migraine issue after this happened again back in the states). He threw up at work (it was his last day and he was leaving us to fly back to the states) and was having all sorts of issues with coherency. He was forgetting things he'd normally know as my wife was taking him home so she went to the hospital in the town near us (population about 25,000) to have him evaluated.

    I still get flustered thinking about the 4 days he spent in the hospital. They were very thorough. MRI, X-Ray, CAT Scan, Lumbar Puncture (to test for Meningitis). Blood test to check for drugs. The hospital was dirty and run down. The room he was in was...I really should have taken pictures. Nursing care was virtually non-existent. The Doctor's conclusion was that he had a bad reaction to his breakfast on the morning he first showed symptoms. They sent him home with a pat on the back.

    Breakfast? Bacon, egg, and bagel sandwich. What he ate just about every morning he worked.

    The culprit according to the Muslim Doctor who oversaw his care? Bacon.

    He had a bad reaction to....bacon.

    But at least the care was free.

    Over here the signs say "Save The NHS" first and foremost. Save the NHS. These british weirdos are sick in the head when it comes to their "NHS".

    Can't wait to leave.

    Can't wait to come home and spend over $575 on my organizations health-plan per month for quality healthcare in a clean and well sanitized space. Where, for at least the next couple of years, you can kind of sort of count on the Doctor being competent...

    Replies: @Jonathan Mason, @Buffalo Joe, @fatmanscoop, @Amerimutt Golems

    Can’t wait to come home and spend over $575 on my organizations health-plan per month for quality healthcare in a clean and well sanitized space. Where, for at least the next couple of years, you can kind of sort of count on the Doctor being competent…

    Well, you are very lucky that your organization is so good to you. I was paying $500 a month for Obamacare for my wife and two kids, until I discovered that the plan provided no health care at all, and that you still had to spend thousands of dollars of your own money before the insurance paid for anything. So I soon stopped the plan and decided just to go the pay cash or file for bankruptcy route to finance health car–which worked out very well.

    Still, even though $575 per month for family insurance with everything included sounds like a great deal, the majority of Americans would still not be able to afford it. That is the cost of 2 car payments.

    Most people, if they went to the Emergency Room in the US complaining of throwing up (just one time?) and forgetting things, and stayed in hospital 4 days would end up with a bill for tens of thousands of dollars that they would have to spend the rest of their life paying for, or else file for bankruptcy.

    When my wife was in a fender bender, she was taken to the ER, because she said her arm hurt. She was in the ER less than 30 minutes and had an X-ray and 2 Tylenol before I picked her up, and they said there was nothing wrong with her. The bill was $6000, $5000 of which was paid by GEICO, plus another $100o for a 400 yard ride in an ambulance. In the UK it would have been free. That is why automobile insurance is cheaper in the UK.

    • Replies: @fish
    @Jonathan Mason


    I was paying $500 a month for Obamacare for my wife and two kids, until I discovered that the plan provided no health care at all, and that you still had to spend thousands of dollars of your own money before the insurance paid for anything.

     

    It's just a matter of throwing enough money at the problem.....yours....until the program works!


    Mend it, Don't end it!


    /sarc

  39. @ATate
    My son had to go to the emergency room here. He gets bad migraines and then anxiety makes them even worse (we learned of the migraine issue after this happened again back in the states). He threw up at work (it was his last day and he was leaving us to fly back to the states) and was having all sorts of issues with coherency. He was forgetting things he'd normally know as my wife was taking him home so she went to the hospital in the town near us (population about 25,000) to have him evaluated.

    I still get flustered thinking about the 4 days he spent in the hospital. They were very thorough. MRI, X-Ray, CAT Scan, Lumbar Puncture (to test for Meningitis). Blood test to check for drugs. The hospital was dirty and run down. The room he was in was...I really should have taken pictures. Nursing care was virtually non-existent. The Doctor's conclusion was that he had a bad reaction to his breakfast on the morning he first showed symptoms. They sent him home with a pat on the back.

    Breakfast? Bacon, egg, and bagel sandwich. What he ate just about every morning he worked.

    The culprit according to the Muslim Doctor who oversaw his care? Bacon.

    He had a bad reaction to....bacon.

    But at least the care was free.

    Over here the signs say "Save The NHS" first and foremost. Save the NHS. These british weirdos are sick in the head when it comes to their "NHS".

    Can't wait to leave.

    Can't wait to come home and spend over $575 on my organizations health-plan per month for quality healthcare in a clean and well sanitized space. Where, for at least the next couple of years, you can kind of sort of count on the Doctor being competent...

    Replies: @Jonathan Mason, @Buffalo Joe, @fatmanscoop, @Amerimutt Golems

    ATate, that doctor should know better…bacon makes everything better!

  40. In Buffalo the president of the Common Council obtained enough PPE to pass them out in the inner city. No mention of where the gloves and masks came from in the Buffalo News article.

  41. Meet “Compassionate” bug eyed Yvonne Coghill:

  42. @Jonathan Mason
    I think it is just political feelgood talk. In a practical situation, you cannot really distribute PPE according to ethnicity or skin color.

    "Sorry, Dr. White, you only get one surgical glove today, because Nurse Black needs two, and we only have three to share between you, based on our computerized PPE management software algorithm provided by the Department of Health and Equalness. We are trying to source some more, but our glovemakers are cutting production due to Glover's Union industrial action over lack of PPD."

    Replies: @YetAnotherAnon

    “our glovemakers are cutting production due to Glover’s Union industrial action”

    You really have been out of the UK for a long time.

    Do the Chinese have trades unions?

    • Replies: @Jack D
    @YetAnotherAnon


    Do the Chinese have trades unions?
     
    On paper they do but they are controlled by management/the Communist Party (often the same thing since the government owns many businesses and many tycoons are Party members). The unions, oddly enough, see their role as helping their employer to grow and prosper so that the workers can mutually benefit. Western unions see labor/management relations as a zero sum game and whether the employer stays in business or goes broke is not their concern.

    If you have not already done so, watch the American Factory documentary.
  43. The British state Political Correctness caste system decrees that “BAME” people’s sensitivities (mental and physical) are more important than whites’ and must be pioritised over whites’. Number one rule, instructs all policy (quite literally, Ministers have to complete an “equality impact” statement certifying that they have taken into consideration and obeyed the tenets of this racial caste system).

    • Replies: @Inverness
    @fatmanscoop

    "Equality" is probably the foremost of the many words in our modern lexicon which now mean approximately the opposite of what they've always meant.

  44. @JohnnyWalker123
    The interesting thing is that traditionally the English were far less PC than Americans. It's fascinating how much their society has changed in the last 3 decades, especially under John Major and Tony Blair.

    One wonders who is behind this.

    Even highly politically incorrect Boris Johnson has rejected demands to release information on the ethnicity of the grooming gangs. This is despite the report being created by a Muslim Home Secretary.

    https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2020/04/27/boris-govt-rejects-petition-demanding-release-grooming-gangs-report/

    Boris Johnson’s government has rejected a petition signed by more than 120,000 people demanding the release of a report on the ethnic background of grooming rape gangs.

    The no-stone-unturned investigation was announced by Home Secretary Priti Patel’s predecessor, Sajid Javid, in 2018, with a promise that he would “not let cultural or political sensitivities get in the way of understanding the problem and doing something about it”.
     
    Very strange.

    Replies: @Simon Tugmutton, @Morton's toes

    One wonders who is behind this.

    Put on your thinking cap my good fellow. I don’t believe you will have to strain yourself for very long.

    : )

    • Replies: @JohnnyWalker123
    @Morton's toes

    https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/648008/Tony-Blair-Labour-immigration-asylum-seekers-UK-Brexit-EU-referendum


    TONY Blair betrayed Britain for his own political ends by overseeing a massive conspiracy to flood the country with millions of migrants, an explosive book has claimed.

     


    The Labour leader knew the British people would ferociously oppose his conspiracy if they realised what was happening.

    So he banned politicians from discussing even the positive aspects of immigration in case doing so brought the public’s attention to the huge numbers of people entering the country from abroad, the book claims

     


    He also appointed a fervently pro-immigration minister to the border control brief, who astonishingly ruled against deporting failed asylum seekers because it would be too “emotional” for them, it is claimed.

    As a result Britain’s population was swelled with more than two million foreigners during the Blair years, the vast majority of whom would back the Labour party who let them in and lavished them with benefits at future elections.

    According to the claims the aim of the project was to make the country “see the benefit of a multicultural society”. Government insiders have also said that Blair did not see it as his job to “control immigration” to Britain.
     

    Instead he quietly relaxed rules on allowing foreign spouses and students in and effectively opened up an asylum seeker free-for-all in which nobody was ever deported, even if their application to stay in the UK failed.

    The book says 350,000 asylum seekers benefited this way. In 2002 alone, Blair gave the go-ahead for 150,000 work permits with most of the recipients, including the unskilled, going on to become UK citizens.
     
    Barbara Roche.


    Some of the most shocking revelations centre around the role of former immigration minister Barbara Roche, who was handpicked for the role by Blair and served from 1999 to 2001.

    During this period she quietly adopted policies – with her leader’s approval – that dramatically changed the face of the UK forever.
     

    She changed the rules to allow more work permits to be issued, especially to people who would previously have been considered asylum seekers.

    Stephen Boys Smith, who was then head of the Home Office’s immigration directorate, said: “It was clear that Roche wanted more immigrants to come to Britain. She didn’t see her job as controlling entry into Britain, but by looking at the wider picture in a ‘holistic way’ she wanted us to see the benefit of a multicultural society.”

    Former Labour speech writer Andrew Neather allegedly told the author of the book that the aim was to “rub the right’s nose in diversity and render their arguments out of date”.
     
    Who's Barbara Roche?

    https://www.defendevropa.com/2017/news/britains-migration-museum-decidedly-jewish/

    Labour Party Immigration Minister by the name of Barbara Roche, a Jewish woman who penned an article in today’s edition of the left-wing Guardian newspaper entitled “Why are the British so reluctant to recognise our migrant history?”.

     

    By the way, Tony Blair seems to have gotten really rich (watch this documentary below). I wonder why. Why do so many powerful individuals&interests want to enrich Tony Blair? What'd he do that they're rewarding him for?

    Also, who are these individuals that love Tony Blair so much? Who?

    Hmm.... Very mysterious....

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOQGn8OWSDI

    Replies: @peterike, @LondonBob

  45. @Jonathan Mason
    @ATate


    Can’t wait to come home and spend over $575 on my organizations health-plan per month for quality healthcare in a clean and well sanitized space. Where, for at least the next couple of years, you can kind of sort of count on the Doctor being competent…
     
    Well, you are very lucky that your organization is so good to you. I was paying $500 a month for Obamacare for my wife and two kids, until I discovered that the plan provided no health care at all, and that you still had to spend thousands of dollars of your own money before the insurance paid for anything. So I soon stopped the plan and decided just to go the pay cash or file for bankruptcy route to finance health car--which worked out very well.

    Still, even though $575 per month for family insurance with everything included sounds like a great deal, the majority of Americans would still not be able to afford it. That is the cost of 2 car payments.

    Most people, if they went to the Emergency Room in the US complaining of throwing up (just one time?) and forgetting things, and stayed in hospital 4 days would end up with a bill for tens of thousands of dollars that they would have to spend the rest of their life paying for, or else file for bankruptcy.

    When my wife was in a fender bender, she was taken to the ER, because she said her arm hurt. She was in the ER less than 30 minutes and had an X-ray and 2 Tylenol before I picked her up, and they said there was nothing wrong with her. The bill was $6000, $5000 of which was paid by GEICO, plus another $100o for a 400 yard ride in an ambulance. In the UK it would have been free. That is why automobile insurance is cheaper in the UK.

    Replies: @fish

    I was paying $500 a month for Obamacare for my wife and two kids, until I discovered that the plan provided no health care at all, and that you still had to spend thousands of dollars of your own money before the insurance paid for anything.

    It’s just a matter of throwing enough money at the problem…..yours….until the program works!

    Mend it, Don’t end it!

    /sarc

  46. Anonymous[786] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous
    I have to be honest with you here:

    Especially in the London region, it is *exceedingly* rare to encounter medics of real English ancestry in the NHS, most particularly English males. This is beyond ironic, singer modern medicine is basically the invention of Victorian era Englishmen of a particular strident stamp. The days of 'Lancelot Spratt' are long gone.

    The preponderance of medics are of subcon Indian origin. Therefore it's little more than a straightforward percentage transect.

    Replies: @PiltdownMan, @YetAnotherAnon, @Anonymous, @Hypnotoad666

    Being a doctor in Britain is a bad job because of the poor pay/conditions and lack of professional freedom.

    All doctors are required to work for the NHS (i.e. the government), which alone decides where they work and what patients they see. (Any private work they do is in addition to their NHS work, i.e. nights and week-ends.) No other middle class profession has this imposed on it, only doctors. Together with the low pay and long hours, it’s a huge deterrent to kids choosing a career. Young Brits don’t want to be doctors. They want to be teachers, lawyers, architects, engineers, etc.

    Hence the reliance on third world doctors, who don’t mind the poor pay and conditions and lack of professional freedom.

    • Replies: @Jonathan Mason
    @Anonymous


    All doctors are required to work for the NHS (i.e. the government), which alone decides where they work and what patients they see.
     
    This is not true--doctors apply for positions that they want and are not assigned to them--however it is fair to say that the vast majority of private practice doctors also work for the NHS. It is a bit like doctors having admitting privileges at hospitals in the US. You can work without the admitting privileges, but it limits your scope somewhat not having access to hospital services.

    https://www.bma.org.uk/advice-and-support/private-practice/working-in-private-practice/working-in-private-practice-overview

    Here is a sample advertisement:

    An opportunity has arisen for a new Consultant and new Specialty doctor to join a department of Respiratory Medicine at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation UHMBT.
    Prospective colleagues can look forward to outstanding quality of life on the doorstep of the stunning Lake District National Park, Yorkshire Dales National Park and Forest of Bowland Outstanding Area of Natural Beauty.

    Applicants for both full time and part time positions are welcomed. The consultant post has become available due to existing colleagues taking up senior managerial and clinical academic positions and reducing their clinical commitments.

    The posts represent a fantastic career opportunity for clinicians with imagination, drive and commitment to work with the eight existing Respiratory Physicians and community partners to develop clinical services for the population across Morecambe Bay.

    An exciting recent development has been the creation of the Morecambe Bay Respiratory Network (MBRN). This project unites secondary care colleagues with primary care respiratory leaders to optimise diagnosis and local care of patients across Morecambe Bay. This is supported with shared guidelines and clinical pathways along with regular community MDT meetings attended by UHMB consultants. The project was recently awarded over 1 million pounds of recurrent funding to further develop and has received excellent patient and staff feedback including independent analysis by the University of Cumbria.

    The Successful Consultant Appointee Will Be Expected To

    Provide specialist out-patient opinion and case management in a properly mentored and supported secondary care setting;Show leadership in the promotion of education and in sharing best practice with primary and community care practitionersConsolidate and develop respiratory services across Morecambe Bay

    The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. They work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School, North Western Deaneryand Health Education North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as they co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme
    Please contact Kirsty Pool at Pertemps click apply

    Replies: @Jonathan Mason

    , @YetAnotherAnon
    @Anonymous

    "All doctors are required to work for the NHS (i.e. the government), which alone decides where they work and what patients they see."

    Nonsense. The only compulsory NHS work is F1 and F2, i.e. the two years hospital work you must do after 5 years of med school to become a fully qualified doctor. Even then you usually have a (restricted) choice of locations.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foundation_doctor

    "Together with the low pay and long hours, it’s a huge deterrent to kids choosing a career. "

    Which is why a record number applied in 2019.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-50318703


    A record number of 23,710 students have applied to study medicine at UK universities next September.
     
    https://www.timeshighereducation.com/student/blogs/student-blog-are-medical-school-admissions-too-competitive

    "In 2011, there were 10 applicants for every UK medical school place"
     
    " lack of professional freedom"

    Partly because of sheer size, the NHS is the place where an ambitious doctor makes his/her reputation - a reputation which may then be utilised in lucrative private practice or indeed abroad.
  47. @ATate
    My son had to go to the emergency room here. He gets bad migraines and then anxiety makes them even worse (we learned of the migraine issue after this happened again back in the states). He threw up at work (it was his last day and he was leaving us to fly back to the states) and was having all sorts of issues with coherency. He was forgetting things he'd normally know as my wife was taking him home so she went to the hospital in the town near us (population about 25,000) to have him evaluated.

    I still get flustered thinking about the 4 days he spent in the hospital. They were very thorough. MRI, X-Ray, CAT Scan, Lumbar Puncture (to test for Meningitis). Blood test to check for drugs. The hospital was dirty and run down. The room he was in was...I really should have taken pictures. Nursing care was virtually non-existent. The Doctor's conclusion was that he had a bad reaction to his breakfast on the morning he first showed symptoms. They sent him home with a pat on the back.

    Breakfast? Bacon, egg, and bagel sandwich. What he ate just about every morning he worked.

    The culprit according to the Muslim Doctor who oversaw his care? Bacon.

    He had a bad reaction to....bacon.

    But at least the care was free.

    Over here the signs say "Save The NHS" first and foremost. Save the NHS. These british weirdos are sick in the head when it comes to their "NHS".

    Can't wait to leave.

    Can't wait to come home and spend over $575 on my organizations health-plan per month for quality healthcare in a clean and well sanitized space. Where, for at least the next couple of years, you can kind of sort of count on the Doctor being competent...

    Replies: @Jonathan Mason, @Buffalo Joe, @fatmanscoop, @Amerimutt Golems

    Nursing care was virtually non-existent. The Doctor’s conclusion was that he had a bad reaction to his breakfast on the morning he first showed symptoms. They sent him home with a pat on the back.

    Breakfast? Bacon, egg, and bagel sandwich. What he ate just about every morning he worked.

    The culprit according to the Muslim Doctor who oversaw his care? Bacon.

    He had a bad reaction to….bacon.

    But at least the care was free.

    Over here the signs say “Save The NHS” first and foremost. Save the NHS. These british weirdos are sick in the head when it comes to their “NHS”.

    Can’t wait to leave.

    Can’t wait to come home and spend over $575 on my organizations health-plan per month for quality healthcare in a clean and well sanitized space. Where, for at least the next couple of years, you can kind of sort of count on the Doctor being competent…

    It’s always “our NHS”. There is a minority population of about 10% socialist fundamentalists, who will go berserk if the NHS is changed in any way, meaning we cannot follow superior models such as Germany has.

    The NHS is a healthcare system where the incentive is to get rid of as many potential patients as possible at the pre-care/scanning stage. If you’re middle-class, white, young and polite, they will definitely try to cast you off as early as possible. So you have to be very persistent and understand that everyone in the outer rings of the system is trying to dismiss your complaint (irrespective of the severity of your symptoms). Sometimes then you can work your way into the inner-rings of the service, and get excellent healthcare and good doctors after about usually a year or 10 months of Soviet-style queuing, bureaucracy etc.

    • Agree: jim jones
  48. @Simon Tugmutton
    I see they make no mention of vitamin D, which is known to be critical to the immune system. Its active form is especially important in preventing or ameliorating ARDS, which is apparently the principal cause of death in Covid-19.

    How do you get vitamin D? Mostly it is made in the skin on exposure to the sun. Older white people have trouble making enough, so should supplement, as should every white in winter in dull northern climes.

    Melanin is a natural sun-screen, which means that darker races are adapted to getting the right dose of vitamin D in the regions where they evolved. In the far north and far south they cannot produce enough and must supplement or their health will suffer.

    No one in the UK establishment has the balls to say this. It is tantamount to telling blacks and Asians "you do not belong here".

    Replies: @Amerimutt Golems, @Dutch Boy, @Grace Jones

    No one in the UK establishment has the balls to say this. It is tantamount to telling blacks and Asians “you do not belong here”.

    The idiots in power created the problem in the first place by importing culturally incompatible ‘darkies’ from former colonies under the guise of labor shortages and at the same time ‘expelled’ millions of poor whites to Australia and New Zealand including actor Hugh Jackman’s parents.

    Apart from vitamin D, Sub-Saharan Africans and their mixed race descendants with sickle cell disease (SCD) are hypersensitive to colder temperatures.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    @Amerimutt Golems

    Not to mention the millions fed into the meat grinders of WWI and II.

    When the story of the Decline and Fall of European Civilization is written, it will be seen that WWI was the beginning of the end.

    Replies: @Goddard

  49. @LondonBob
    @Bill B.

    In the very short term it costs more to train our own, so we don't do it, there are a lack of training places and many are turned away.

    Replies: @Bill B., @Gordo

    Oh indeed, it takes 7 years to train a dentist, and there is a shortage. But there has been a shortage for the last 40 years.

    We can’t drop admission standards, oh no, so instead we import foreign butchers.

  50. @ATate
    My son had to go to the emergency room here. He gets bad migraines and then anxiety makes them even worse (we learned of the migraine issue after this happened again back in the states). He threw up at work (it was his last day and he was leaving us to fly back to the states) and was having all sorts of issues with coherency. He was forgetting things he'd normally know as my wife was taking him home so she went to the hospital in the town near us (population about 25,000) to have him evaluated.

    I still get flustered thinking about the 4 days he spent in the hospital. They were very thorough. MRI, X-Ray, CAT Scan, Lumbar Puncture (to test for Meningitis). Blood test to check for drugs. The hospital was dirty and run down. The room he was in was...I really should have taken pictures. Nursing care was virtually non-existent. The Doctor's conclusion was that he had a bad reaction to his breakfast on the morning he first showed symptoms. They sent him home with a pat on the back.

    Breakfast? Bacon, egg, and bagel sandwich. What he ate just about every morning he worked.

    The culprit according to the Muslim Doctor who oversaw his care? Bacon.

    He had a bad reaction to....bacon.

    But at least the care was free.

    Over here the signs say "Save The NHS" first and foremost. Save the NHS. These british weirdos are sick in the head when it comes to their "NHS".

    Can't wait to leave.

    Can't wait to come home and spend over $575 on my organizations health-plan per month for quality healthcare in a clean and well sanitized space. Where, for at least the next couple of years, you can kind of sort of count on the Doctor being competent...

    Replies: @Jonathan Mason, @Buffalo Joe, @fatmanscoop, @Amerimutt Golems

    Brits and their swarthy third world pets are a joke in most of Europe.

    Ethnic Nepotism, Incompetence and Parasitism at Britain’s National Health Service
    https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2015/08/30/ethnic-nepotism-incompetence-and-parasitism-at-britains-national-health-service/

    Bad Medicine II: The Escalating Problem of Third World Doctors
    https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2018/08/29/bad-medicine-ii-the-escalating-problem-of-third-world-doctors/

  51. @Anon
    Completely incoherent. How do home living conditions that preclude social distancing make you more at risk for infection in the workplace and thus in need of better PPE than whites?

    Also, what percentage of staff are BAME? You need a denominator for the 63 percent.

    And Asian means Indian and Pakistani in limey-speak: Are they saying that African ancestry and Caucasian-subcontinentsl ancestry are similar in risk relative to Caucasian-European ancestry? Unlikely. Indians group closer to Europeans genetically.

    Replies: @International Jew, @Hypnotoad666, @Nikolai Vladivostok, @ogunsiron

    Completely incoherent. How do home living conditions that preclude social distancing make you more at risk for infection in the workplace and thus in need of better PPE than whites?

    The real problem is apparently that they are “at risk” of infecting others. Prioritizing them for masks is probably really to protect patients and coworkers. But the messaging has to be reversed for political correctness reasons. You can’t BLAME the BAME.

  52. @The Germ Theory of Disease
    Maybe they could surround them with a protective layer of pre-teen White girls.

    Replies: @Anonymous (n), @Truth

    Dude, after more than a decade, I am so glad my legacy is finally being accepted.

  53. @Anonymous
    I have to be honest with you here:

    Especially in the London region, it is *exceedingly* rare to encounter medics of real English ancestry in the NHS, most particularly English males. This is beyond ironic, singer modern medicine is basically the invention of Victorian era Englishmen of a particular strident stamp. The days of 'Lancelot Spratt' are long gone.

    The preponderance of medics are of subcon Indian origin. Therefore it's little more than a straightforward percentage transect.

    Replies: @PiltdownMan, @YetAnotherAnon, @Anonymous, @Hypnotoad666

    Especially in the London region, it is *exceedingly* rare to encounter medics of real English ancestry in the NHS, most particularly English males.

    What is the salary for an NHS doctor?

    I would assume that the most talented doctors would tend to follow the money into private practice. I know the UK has a parallel private insurance-funded system. But as an American I have no sense of how extensive it is.

    • Replies: @jim jones
    @Hypnotoad666


    What is the salary for an NHS doctor?
     
    The average salary in my GP Surgery is £80.000 a year
  54. For years, they have been bringing these people into the country with the justification they are needed to work in the NHS (of course this is a circle, they need more imported workers to take care of the imported workers they brought in last time; but that’s a different story).

    Now they are working in the NHS, and are saying, oh no we need white people to be doing the work. Only white people should be getting sick and dying of this. So if they’re not needed, they have to go back right?

  55. @Anonymous
    @YetAnotherAnon

    Apparently, this very fact, that a very substantial proportion of female qualified doctors either abandon the profession altogether or take 'breaks' lasting of years from practice is the explanation why the NHS has been importing foreign medics on a wholesale basis since its inception.
    Typically, prior to 1940 most of the great London medical schools refused to admit female students - this was part of their justification, an expensive medical education, which implicitly includes a duty to the people of the nation as the pay back for a lucrative career - was likely more or less wasted. One might just as well burn hospital buildings down.

    Replies: @YetAnotherAnon, @stillCARealist

    IN the past I may have internally objected to your assumptions about women. But watching the females in my own family over the last 10 years has changed my mind. I have two nieces who became nurses and immediately had babies. Then more babies. They are both now only working 1 day/week. Is this model truly what they went through all that training for? They’re both competent, compassionate women, but really they want to be moms and wives. Great, that’s great, but maybe the nursing profession should adapt to the reality that so many women want just a little work outside the home–not full time.

    Another niece just spent a small fortune and several years to become a physician’s associate. Now she instantly wants to move to part time to have kids. She, and my sister, will hotly defend this as best, but I’m having serious doubts about all this. It’s wonderful to have women in medicine, since so many of their patients will be women, but all that school, and training, and time, and money, and sacrifice, just so you can work a tiny amount. I’m starting to think it’s largely about a title: I’m a nurse! I’m a doctor! I’m a PA! Also that middle-class women can’t even contemplate not having a college education and a profession.

    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
    @stillCARealist

    still, Their short working hours and questionable availability leads to less pay which fuels the mantra that women make less pay...an endless circle.

    , @Jack D
    @stillCARealist

    But nurses have been largely female for centuries, even when most other occupations were closed to them. (In a lot of languages, the word for nurse is "sister" reflecting that it was a job for nuns). Using nuns (mostly) took care of the pregnancy issue but how was this handled in say the last century, when most nurses were no longer nuns?

    , @anon
    @stillCARealist

    I’m starting to think it’s largely about a title: I’m a nurse! I’m a doctor! I’m a PA! Also that middle-class women can’t even contemplate not having a college education and a profession.

    It's about earning their feminist merit badge(s) on the standard feminist track. This applies whether they identify overtly as "feminist" or not, the misandry and gynocentrism is embedded into the entire education system, not just medicine.

    https://assets.bigcartel.com/product_images/195249355/1_IMG_7517.jpg?auto=format&fit=max&w=300

    It is good news that they aren't so pozzed as to reject childbearing totally. Too many professional women are.

    Of course each woman accepted into med school who later decides to go part time just increases the load on the rest of the medicos, i.e. the men who must work full+ time. It's just another example of the way women's whims must be catered to, no matter who else is affected.

    , @GermanReader2
    @stillCARealist


    I’m starting to think it’s largely about a title: I’m a nurse! I’m a doctor! I’m a PA! Also that middle-class women can’t even contemplate not having a college education and a profession.
     
    My impression is, that there are a lot of young women, who want to marry, have kids and become stay-at-home-moms, but go to college, because it is not societally acceptable to say outright that you want to marry and stay at home to take care of the kids.
    , @Nikolai Vladivostok
    @stillCARealist

    A qualification is a hindbrain flex: look at my high IQ! Good genes for making you some clever, high income sons! It also gets women into environments rich in high value males - universities and hospitals - before they marry.

    Replies: @YetAnotherAnon

    , @James N. Kennett
    @stillCARealist

    This is one of the weaknesses of the NHS. Only 40 years ago, most family doctors were men, and the occasional woman doctor tended to specialise in gynaecology and was in high demand. Then there was a determined effort, for feminist and PC reasons, to train more women as doctors. It was too successful. Now, a large majority of family doctors are women, and male doctors are a scarcity.

    Not a big deal, except that so many women doctors want career breaks, and when they return to work they want family-friendly hours. I suspect that this attitude has also infected the male doctors - after all, why work a 40-hour week for £100,000 when you can have a much more pleasant lifestyle and only need £50,000? Yet we don't train more doctors to compensate - instead we import them from other countries.

  56. @Hypnotoad666
    @Anonymous


    Especially in the London region, it is *exceedingly* rare to encounter medics of real English ancestry in the NHS, most particularly English males.
     
    What is the salary for an NHS doctor?

    I would assume that the most talented doctors would tend to follow the money into private practice. I know the UK has a parallel private insurance-funded system. But as an American I have no sense of how extensive it is.

    Replies: @jim jones

    What is the salary for an NHS doctor?

    The average salary in my GP Surgery is £80.000 a year

  57. @Dave Pinsen
    Anyone else thinking of this, with “fame” replaced by “BAME”?

    https://youtu.be/uO4hMfvnZQE

    Replies: @Smithsonian

    Anyone else thinking of this, with “fame” replaced by “BAME”?

    Whenever I hear it, which is depressingly often, I always think of the Carly Simon song ‘you’re so BAME’.

  58. @YetAnotherAnon
    @Jonathan Mason

    "our glovemakers are cutting production due to Glover’s Union industrial action"

    You really have been out of the UK for a long time.

    Do the Chinese have trades unions?

    Replies: @Jack D

    Do the Chinese have trades unions?

    On paper they do but they are controlled by management/the Communist Party (often the same thing since the government owns many businesses and many tycoons are Party members). The unions, oddly enough, see their role as helping their employer to grow and prosper so that the workers can mutually benefit. Western unions see labor/management relations as a zero sum game and whether the employer stays in business or goes broke is not their concern.

    If you have not already done so, watch the American Factory documentary.

  59. @stillCARealist
    @Anonymous

    IN the past I may have internally objected to your assumptions about women. But watching the females in my own family over the last 10 years has changed my mind. I have two nieces who became nurses and immediately had babies. Then more babies. They are both now only working 1 day/week. Is this model truly what they went through all that training for? They're both competent, compassionate women, but really they want to be moms and wives. Great, that's great, but maybe the nursing profession should adapt to the reality that so many women want just a little work outside the home--not full time.

    Another niece just spent a small fortune and several years to become a physician's associate. Now she instantly wants to move to part time to have kids. She, and my sister, will hotly defend this as best, but I'm having serious doubts about all this. It's wonderful to have women in medicine, since so many of their patients will be women, but all that school, and training, and time, and money, and sacrifice, just so you can work a tiny amount. I'm starting to think it's largely about a title: I'm a nurse! I'm a doctor! I'm a PA! Also that middle-class women can't even contemplate not having a college education and a profession.

    Replies: @Buffalo Joe, @Jack D, @anon, @GermanReader2, @Nikolai Vladivostok, @James N. Kennett

    still, Their short working hours and questionable availability leads to less pay which fuels the mantra that women make less pay…an endless circle.

  60. @Amerimutt Golems
    @Simon Tugmutton



    No one in the UK establishment has the balls to say this. It is tantamount to telling blacks and Asians “you do not belong here”.

     

    The idiots in power created the problem in the first place by importing culturally incompatible 'darkies' from former colonies under the guise of labor shortages and at the same time 'expelled' millions of poor whites to Australia and New Zealand including actor Hugh Jackman's parents.

    Apart from vitamin D, Sub-Saharan Africans and their mixed race descendants with sickle cell disease (SCD) are hypersensitive to colder temperatures.

    Replies: @Jack D

    Not to mention the millions fed into the meat grinders of WWI and II.

    When the story of the Decline and Fall of European Civilization is written, it will be seen that WWI was the beginning of the end.

    • Replies: @Goddard
    @Jack D

    My sem-namesake Stoddard would have agreed with you.

  61. @stillCARealist
    @Anonymous

    IN the past I may have internally objected to your assumptions about women. But watching the females in my own family over the last 10 years has changed my mind. I have two nieces who became nurses and immediately had babies. Then more babies. They are both now only working 1 day/week. Is this model truly what they went through all that training for? They're both competent, compassionate women, but really they want to be moms and wives. Great, that's great, but maybe the nursing profession should adapt to the reality that so many women want just a little work outside the home--not full time.

    Another niece just spent a small fortune and several years to become a physician's associate. Now she instantly wants to move to part time to have kids. She, and my sister, will hotly defend this as best, but I'm having serious doubts about all this. It's wonderful to have women in medicine, since so many of their patients will be women, but all that school, and training, and time, and money, and sacrifice, just so you can work a tiny amount. I'm starting to think it's largely about a title: I'm a nurse! I'm a doctor! I'm a PA! Also that middle-class women can't even contemplate not having a college education and a profession.

    Replies: @Buffalo Joe, @Jack D, @anon, @GermanReader2, @Nikolai Vladivostok, @James N. Kennett

    But nurses have been largely female for centuries, even when most other occupations were closed to them. (In a lot of languages, the word for nurse is “sister” reflecting that it was a job for nuns). Using nuns (mostly) took care of the pregnancy issue but how was this handled in say the last century, when most nurses were no longer nuns?

  62. @Anonymous
    @Anonymous

    Being a doctor in Britain is a bad job because of the poor pay/conditions and lack of professional freedom.

    All doctors are required to work for the NHS (i.e. the government), which alone decides where they work and what patients they see. (Any private work they do is in addition to their NHS work, i.e. nights and week-ends.) No other middle class profession has this imposed on it, only doctors. Together with the low pay and long hours, it's a huge deterrent to kids choosing a career. Young Brits don't want to be doctors. They want to be teachers, lawyers, architects, engineers, etc.

    Hence the reliance on third world doctors, who don’t mind the poor pay and conditions and lack of professional freedom.

    Replies: @Jonathan Mason, @YetAnotherAnon

    All doctors are required to work for the NHS (i.e. the government), which alone decides where they work and what patients they see.

    This is not true–doctors apply for positions that they want and are not assigned to them–however it is fair to say that the vast majority of private practice doctors also work for the NHS. It is a bit like doctors having admitting privileges at hospitals in the US. You can work without the admitting privileges, but it limits your scope somewhat not having access to hospital services.

    https://www.bma.org.uk/advice-and-support/private-practice/working-in-private-practice/working-in-private-practice-overview

    Here is a sample advertisement:

    An opportunity has arisen for a new Consultant and new Specialty doctor to join a department of Respiratory Medicine at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation UHMBT.
    Prospective colleagues can look forward to outstanding quality of life on the doorstep of the stunning Lake District National Park, Yorkshire Dales National Park and Forest of Bowland Outstanding Area of Natural Beauty.

    Applicants for both full time and part time positions are welcomed. The consultant post has become available due to existing colleagues taking up senior managerial and clinical academic positions and reducing their clinical commitments.

    The posts represent a fantastic career opportunity for clinicians with imagination, drive and commitment to work with the eight existing Respiratory Physicians and community partners to develop clinical services for the population across Morecambe Bay.

    An exciting recent development has been the creation of the Morecambe Bay Respiratory Network (MBRN). This project unites secondary care colleagues with primary care respiratory leaders to optimise diagnosis and local care of patients across Morecambe Bay. This is supported with shared guidelines and clinical pathways along with regular community MDT meetings attended by UHMB consultants. The project was recently awarded over 1 million pounds of recurrent funding to further develop and has received excellent patient and staff feedback including independent analysis by the University of Cumbria.

    The Successful Consultant Appointee Will Be Expected To

    Provide specialist out-patient opinion and case management in a properly mentored and supported secondary care setting;Show leadership in the promotion of education and in sharing best practice with primary and community care practitionersConsolidate and develop respiratory services across Morecambe Bay

    The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. They work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School, North Western Deaneryand Health Education North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as they co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme
    Please contact Kirsty Pool at Pertemps click apply

    • Replies: @Jonathan Mason
    @Jonathan Mason

    The absolute minimum starting pay for a consultant physician position would be around 80,000 pounds, but there would be bonuses too that would bring the pay up.

    The average pay for consultants, according to Glassdoor, is about 90,000 pounds. In most parts of the country--not London--one could live well on this salary, but many do boost their income with private practice income.

    Here is more information about the pay.

    https://bdiresourcing.com/news/a-doctors-pay-within-the-nhs/119

  63. anon[825] • Disclaimer says:
    @stillCARealist
    @Anonymous

    IN the past I may have internally objected to your assumptions about women. But watching the females in my own family over the last 10 years has changed my mind. I have two nieces who became nurses and immediately had babies. Then more babies. They are both now only working 1 day/week. Is this model truly what they went through all that training for? They're both competent, compassionate women, but really they want to be moms and wives. Great, that's great, but maybe the nursing profession should adapt to the reality that so many women want just a little work outside the home--not full time.

    Another niece just spent a small fortune and several years to become a physician's associate. Now she instantly wants to move to part time to have kids. She, and my sister, will hotly defend this as best, but I'm having serious doubts about all this. It's wonderful to have women in medicine, since so many of their patients will be women, but all that school, and training, and time, and money, and sacrifice, just so you can work a tiny amount. I'm starting to think it's largely about a title: I'm a nurse! I'm a doctor! I'm a PA! Also that middle-class women can't even contemplate not having a college education and a profession.

    Replies: @Buffalo Joe, @Jack D, @anon, @GermanReader2, @Nikolai Vladivostok, @James N. Kennett

    I’m starting to think it’s largely about a title: I’m a nurse! I’m a doctor! I’m a PA! Also that middle-class women can’t even contemplate not having a college education and a profession.

    It’s about earning their feminist merit badge(s) on the standard feminist track. This applies whether they identify overtly as “feminist” or not, the misandry and gynocentrism is embedded into the entire education system, not just medicine.

    It is good news that they aren’t so pozzed as to reject childbearing totally. Too many professional women are.

    Of course each woman accepted into med school who later decides to go part time just increases the load on the rest of the medicos, i.e. the men who must work full+ time. It’s just another example of the way women’s whims must be catered to, no matter who else is affected.

  64. @Jonathan Mason
    @Anonymous


    All doctors are required to work for the NHS (i.e. the government), which alone decides where they work and what patients they see.
     
    This is not true--doctors apply for positions that they want and are not assigned to them--however it is fair to say that the vast majority of private practice doctors also work for the NHS. It is a bit like doctors having admitting privileges at hospitals in the US. You can work without the admitting privileges, but it limits your scope somewhat not having access to hospital services.

    https://www.bma.org.uk/advice-and-support/private-practice/working-in-private-practice/working-in-private-practice-overview

    Here is a sample advertisement:

    An opportunity has arisen for a new Consultant and new Specialty doctor to join a department of Respiratory Medicine at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation UHMBT.
    Prospective colleagues can look forward to outstanding quality of life on the doorstep of the stunning Lake District National Park, Yorkshire Dales National Park and Forest of Bowland Outstanding Area of Natural Beauty.

    Applicants for both full time and part time positions are welcomed. The consultant post has become available due to existing colleagues taking up senior managerial and clinical academic positions and reducing their clinical commitments.

    The posts represent a fantastic career opportunity for clinicians with imagination, drive and commitment to work with the eight existing Respiratory Physicians and community partners to develop clinical services for the population across Morecambe Bay.

    An exciting recent development has been the creation of the Morecambe Bay Respiratory Network (MBRN). This project unites secondary care colleagues with primary care respiratory leaders to optimise diagnosis and local care of patients across Morecambe Bay. This is supported with shared guidelines and clinical pathways along with regular community MDT meetings attended by UHMB consultants. The project was recently awarded over 1 million pounds of recurrent funding to further develop and has received excellent patient and staff feedback including independent analysis by the University of Cumbria.

    The Successful Consultant Appointee Will Be Expected To

    Provide specialist out-patient opinion and case management in a properly mentored and supported secondary care setting;Show leadership in the promotion of education and in sharing best practice with primary and community care practitionersConsolidate and develop respiratory services across Morecambe Bay

    The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. They work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School, North Western Deaneryand Health Education North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as they co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme
    Please contact Kirsty Pool at Pertemps click apply

    Replies: @Jonathan Mason

    The absolute minimum starting pay for a consultant physician position would be around 80,000 pounds, but there would be bonuses too that would bring the pay up.

    The average pay for consultants, according to Glassdoor, is about 90,000 pounds. In most parts of the country–not London–one could live well on this salary, but many do boost their income with private practice income.

    Here is more information about the pay.

    https://bdiresourcing.com/news/a-doctors-pay-within-the-nhs/119

  65. National Health Service: Now Race Does Exist, Nonwhites to be Prioritized for PPE

    Titanic state bureaucracy engaging in political calculus… will wonders never cease?

    Or perhaps the virus is more common in urban areas where a higher proportion of BAMEs live than in, say, rural Cornwall?

    Or perhaps pasties, leek soup, haggis, and other Celtic cuisine act as a preventative. Apparently, Bushmills does not, quite as much.

    (Why is Ulster, the most divided corner of the UK, shown as a single district? What are they hiding?)

    The bad part of London appears to be the Borough of Brent, which includes lovely, leafy Kilburn Park, where I stayed for a couple of months in the ’80s. Doesn’t surprise me at all. Is this the part now represented by the wonderfully named Tulip Siddiq?

    (Technically, my flat was across the line in Maida Vale, but nobody was fooled. Just like the Culinary Institute of America is effectively in rundown Poughkeepsie, not prestigious Hyde Park. Just before settling in across the street road from Kilburn, I’d met at a hostel a CIA student working at some obscure new thingy called “Hard Rock Cafe”. This was the epicenter of that virus.)

  66. Anyone ever notice that Britain looks like a giant HR Giger-type alien hovering menacingly over Ireland?

  67. @Simon Tugmutton
    I see they make no mention of vitamin D, which is known to be critical to the immune system. Its active form is especially important in preventing or ameliorating ARDS, which is apparently the principal cause of death in Covid-19.

    How do you get vitamin D? Mostly it is made in the skin on exposure to the sun. Older white people have trouble making enough, so should supplement, as should every white in winter in dull northern climes.

    Melanin is a natural sun-screen, which means that darker races are adapted to getting the right dose of vitamin D in the regions where they evolved. In the far north and far south they cannot produce enough and must supplement or their health will suffer.

    No one in the UK establishment has the balls to say this. It is tantamount to telling blacks and Asians "you do not belong here".

    Replies: @Amerimutt Golems, @Dutch Boy, @Grace Jones

    • Thanks: Simon Tugmutton
  68. @anonymous
    @Simon Tugmutton

    Why would Conservative Friends of Israel want to suppress information about Muslim grooming gangs?

    Replies: @a guy named me

    Like the holy roman empire they are neither conservative or ‘friends’ , of us at least.

    also The Lord Levin scandal – he advised Blair, don’ worry about white voters, just open the borders and support Israel and you will stay in power (and be rewarded afterward)

  69. @Tom-in-VA
    I’m struck by the high concentration of cases in southern Wales. The concentration in London and the surrounding area is not unexpected, but what accounts for the high numbers around Cardiff and Swansea? Could that be a big retirement destination for British pensioners? A super spreader event?

    Replies: @Caradog

    In case anyone cares, it isn’t Cardiff or Swansea; it is Newport – very specifically Newport – and officially no one knows why.

    Those of us familiar with the local population might suggest that it is just evolution in action.

    • Replies: @LondonBob
    @Caradog

    Our poster, Philip Owen, says it was due to an Italian rugby team coming over and playing a Welsh team in the area.

    https://www.walesonline.co.uk/sport/rugby/rugby-news/dragons-benetton-match-coronavirus-newport-17992926

  70. @Anonymous
    @Anonymous

    Being a doctor in Britain is a bad job because of the poor pay/conditions and lack of professional freedom.

    All doctors are required to work for the NHS (i.e. the government), which alone decides where they work and what patients they see. (Any private work they do is in addition to their NHS work, i.e. nights and week-ends.) No other middle class profession has this imposed on it, only doctors. Together with the low pay and long hours, it's a huge deterrent to kids choosing a career. Young Brits don't want to be doctors. They want to be teachers, lawyers, architects, engineers, etc.

    Hence the reliance on third world doctors, who don’t mind the poor pay and conditions and lack of professional freedom.

    Replies: @Jonathan Mason, @YetAnotherAnon

    “All doctors are required to work for the NHS (i.e. the government), which alone decides where they work and what patients they see.”

    Nonsense. The only compulsory NHS work is F1 and F2, i.e. the two years hospital work you must do after 5 years of med school to become a fully qualified doctor. Even then you usually have a (restricted) choice of locations.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foundation_doctor

    “Together with the low pay and long hours, it’s a huge deterrent to kids choosing a career. “

    Which is why a record number applied in 2019.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-50318703

    A record number of 23,710 students have applied to study medicine at UK universities next September.

    https://www.timeshighereducation.com/student/blogs/student-blog-are-medical-school-admissions-too-competitive

    “In 2011, there were 10 applicants for every UK medical school place”

    ” lack of professional freedom”

    Partly because of sheer size, the NHS is the place where an ambitious doctor makes his/her reputation – a reputation which may then be utilised in lucrative private practice or indeed abroad.

  71. @YetAnotherAnon
    @JohnnyWalker123

    "So the ethnic demographics of COVID-related mortality generally aren’t radically dissimilar from the general English population."

    But the native population skews old, and the immigrant or immigrant-descended population skews a lot younger.

    Replies: @JohnnyWalker123

    The immigrant populations also skew towards the large cities.

    So perhaps both factors cancel each other out.

    The point is that there is likely no COVID mortality bias in the UK.

  72. Ethnic minorities were three times more likely to be pressured, or three times as likely to feel that they were pressured?

  73. @Morton's toes
    @JohnnyWalker123


    One wonders who is behind this.
     
    Put on your thinking cap my good fellow. I don't believe you will have to strain yourself for very long.

    : )

    Replies: @JohnnyWalker123

    https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/648008/Tony-Blair-Labour-immigration-asylum-seekers-UK-Brexit-EU-referendum

    TONY Blair betrayed Britain for his own political ends by overseeing a massive conspiracy to flood the country with millions of migrants, an explosive book has claimed.

    The Labour leader knew the British people would ferociously oppose his conspiracy if they realised what was happening.

    So he banned politicians from discussing even the positive aspects of immigration in case doing so brought the public’s attention to the huge numbers of people entering the country from abroad, the book claims

    He also appointed a fervently pro-immigration minister to the border control brief, who astonishingly ruled against deporting failed asylum seekers because it would be too “emotional” for them, it is claimed.

    As a result Britain’s population was swelled with more than two million foreigners during the Blair years, the vast majority of whom would back the Labour party who let them in and lavished them with benefits at future elections.

    According to the claims the aim of the project was to make the country “see the benefit of a multicultural society”. Government insiders have also said that Blair did not see it as his job to “control immigration” to Britain.

    Instead he quietly relaxed rules on allowing foreign spouses and students in and effectively opened up an asylum seeker free-for-all in which nobody was ever deported, even if their application to stay in the UK failed.

    The book says 350,000 asylum seekers benefited this way. In 2002 alone, Blair gave the go-ahead for 150,000 work permits with most of the recipients, including the unskilled, going on to become UK citizens.

    Barbara Roche.

    Some of the most shocking revelations centre around the role of former immigration minister Barbara Roche, who was handpicked for the role by Blair and served from 1999 to 2001.

    During this period she quietly adopted policies – with her leader’s approval – that dramatically changed the face of the UK forever.

    She changed the rules to allow more work permits to be issued, especially to people who would previously have been considered asylum seekers.

    Stephen Boys Smith, who was then head of the Home Office’s immigration directorate, said: “It was clear that Roche wanted more immigrants to come to Britain. She didn’t see her job as controlling entry into Britain, but by looking at the wider picture in a ‘holistic way’ she wanted us to see the benefit of a multicultural society.”

    Former Labour speech writer Andrew Neather allegedly told the author of the book that the aim was to “rub the right’s nose in diversity and render their arguments out of date”.

    Who’s Barbara Roche?

    https://www.defendevropa.com/2017/news/britains-migration-museum-decidedly-jewish/

    Labour Party Immigration Minister by the name of Barbara Roche, a Jewish woman who penned an article in today’s edition of the left-wing Guardian newspaper entitled “Why are the British so reluctant to recognise our migrant history?”.

    By the way, Tony Blair seems to have gotten really rich (watch this documentary below). I wonder why. Why do so many powerful individuals&interests want to enrich Tony Blair? What’d he do that they’re rewarding him for?

    Also, who are these individuals that love Tony Blair so much? Who?

    Hmm…. Very mysterious….

    • Replies: @peterike
    @JohnnyWalker123


    Labour Party Immigration Minister by the name of Barbara Roche, a Jewish woman

     

    Between her and fellow "white" person Alan Shatter in Ireland, the UK has been shoved well on its way to vibrant destruction.

    Replies: @JohnnyWalker123

    , @LondonBob
    @JohnnyWalker123

    Barbara Roche belongs in Culture of Critique. It is remarkable how much impact these lone bureaucrats and politicians can have, there are examples for the US and Canada, without anyone else being aware as to what is going on. In the Blair years the media were very aggressive in stamping out any discussion as to what was going on in regards to immigration, they still are.

    Replies: @JohnnyWalker123

  74. GermanReader2 [AKA "GermanReader2_new"] says:
    @YetAnotherAnon
    @Anonymous

    More than half of Brit med students are female, and a quarter are of subcon extraction.

    A relative went on a "how to get into med school" course at a Brit university one summer, and half the attendees were Asian (subcon).

    I'd be interested to know how much they've expanded the number of med students, to cope with the fact that most male medics work to retirement, while a full-time female doctor with children is (thankfully) a rarity. A GP practice wanting three full-time doctors has to hire six females.

    Replies: @Anonymous, @GermanReader2, @JohnnyWalker123

    In Germany, there are studies, that female doctors work only about 66% of the hours male doctors work in their whole career. So, if you only look at the hours, 6 female doctors would be worth 4 male doctors in hours worked. However, there are other problems with female doctors, which IMO make them half as valuable for society as male doctors:

    1)In Germany (and in other countries probably as well) you are finished with med school in your late twenties. Most male doctors then take on additional training in a specialty, which takes around another 5 years. The problem with female doctors is that most female doctors get pregnant during this additional training and then either stop their training alltogether or switch to easy specialties.

    2)Most female doctors work in a very narrow range of specialties (OB-GYN, family medicine, pediatrics) which leads to a shortage in other specialties (oncology, neurology etc.)

    3)Most female doctors want to work in urban centers. Combined with 2) you get an over-abundance of ob-gyns in the cities and a lack of doctors in rural areas . (The big difference between female doctors and female teachers is that teachers want to work in the countryside (less NAMs, more intact families) whereas female doctors want to work in the city.

    The big difference between Germany and the US (I do not know about the situation in GB) is that in Germany the state pays for medical school (around 200 00 euros per graduate), whereas in the US a lot of the cost is paid by the student himself. So in Germany, the whole society pays for this bad investment, whereas in the US the female doctor and her spouse (if she is married) pay for this bad investment. (I had a time, where I listened to Dave Ramsey a lot. I can recall several female callers (sometimes their husbands called Dave), who had gone to graduate school (law or med school), taken out student loans worth 300 000 USD+ , that were still due and wanted to become stay-at-home-moms. )

    • Thanks: YetAnotherAnon
  75. @International Jew
    @Anon


    How do home living conditions that preclude social distancing make you more at risk for infection in the workplace
     
    They make you more likely to get infected outside of work, and thus to bring your infection with you to work. So maybe giving them a vacation does make sense, just not for the official reason. As you say, they've got it backwards.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @ThreeCranes

    So maybe giving them a vacation does make sense, …

    How about a staycation, as they call them now… back in the old country?

  76. GermanReader2 [AKA "GermanReader2_new"] says:
    @stillCARealist
    @Anonymous

    IN the past I may have internally objected to your assumptions about women. But watching the females in my own family over the last 10 years has changed my mind. I have two nieces who became nurses and immediately had babies. Then more babies. They are both now only working 1 day/week. Is this model truly what they went through all that training for? They're both competent, compassionate women, but really they want to be moms and wives. Great, that's great, but maybe the nursing profession should adapt to the reality that so many women want just a little work outside the home--not full time.

    Another niece just spent a small fortune and several years to become a physician's associate. Now she instantly wants to move to part time to have kids. She, and my sister, will hotly defend this as best, but I'm having serious doubts about all this. It's wonderful to have women in medicine, since so many of their patients will be women, but all that school, and training, and time, and money, and sacrifice, just so you can work a tiny amount. I'm starting to think it's largely about a title: I'm a nurse! I'm a doctor! I'm a PA! Also that middle-class women can't even contemplate not having a college education and a profession.

    Replies: @Buffalo Joe, @Jack D, @anon, @GermanReader2, @Nikolai Vladivostok, @James N. Kennett

    I’m starting to think it’s largely about a title: I’m a nurse! I’m a doctor! I’m a PA! Also that middle-class women can’t even contemplate not having a college education and a profession.

    My impression is, that there are a lot of young women, who want to marry, have kids and become stay-at-home-moms, but go to college, because it is not societally acceptable to say outright that you want to marry and stay at home to take care of the kids.

    • Agree: Mr McKenna
  77. @JohnnyWalker123
    @Morton's toes

    https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/648008/Tony-Blair-Labour-immigration-asylum-seekers-UK-Brexit-EU-referendum


    TONY Blair betrayed Britain for his own political ends by overseeing a massive conspiracy to flood the country with millions of migrants, an explosive book has claimed.

     


    The Labour leader knew the British people would ferociously oppose his conspiracy if they realised what was happening.

    So he banned politicians from discussing even the positive aspects of immigration in case doing so brought the public’s attention to the huge numbers of people entering the country from abroad, the book claims

     


    He also appointed a fervently pro-immigration minister to the border control brief, who astonishingly ruled against deporting failed asylum seekers because it would be too “emotional” for them, it is claimed.

    As a result Britain’s population was swelled with more than two million foreigners during the Blair years, the vast majority of whom would back the Labour party who let them in and lavished them with benefits at future elections.

    According to the claims the aim of the project was to make the country “see the benefit of a multicultural society”. Government insiders have also said that Blair did not see it as his job to “control immigration” to Britain.
     

    Instead he quietly relaxed rules on allowing foreign spouses and students in and effectively opened up an asylum seeker free-for-all in which nobody was ever deported, even if their application to stay in the UK failed.

    The book says 350,000 asylum seekers benefited this way. In 2002 alone, Blair gave the go-ahead for 150,000 work permits with most of the recipients, including the unskilled, going on to become UK citizens.
     
    Barbara Roche.


    Some of the most shocking revelations centre around the role of former immigration minister Barbara Roche, who was handpicked for the role by Blair and served from 1999 to 2001.

    During this period she quietly adopted policies – with her leader’s approval – that dramatically changed the face of the UK forever.
     

    She changed the rules to allow more work permits to be issued, especially to people who would previously have been considered asylum seekers.

    Stephen Boys Smith, who was then head of the Home Office’s immigration directorate, said: “It was clear that Roche wanted more immigrants to come to Britain. She didn’t see her job as controlling entry into Britain, but by looking at the wider picture in a ‘holistic way’ she wanted us to see the benefit of a multicultural society.”

    Former Labour speech writer Andrew Neather allegedly told the author of the book that the aim was to “rub the right’s nose in diversity and render their arguments out of date”.
     
    Who's Barbara Roche?

    https://www.defendevropa.com/2017/news/britains-migration-museum-decidedly-jewish/

    Labour Party Immigration Minister by the name of Barbara Roche, a Jewish woman who penned an article in today’s edition of the left-wing Guardian newspaper entitled “Why are the British so reluctant to recognise our migrant history?”.

     

    By the way, Tony Blair seems to have gotten really rich (watch this documentary below). I wonder why. Why do so many powerful individuals&interests want to enrich Tony Blair? What'd he do that they're rewarding him for?

    Also, who are these individuals that love Tony Blair so much? Who?

    Hmm.... Very mysterious....

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOQGn8OWSDI

    Replies: @peterike, @LondonBob

    Labour Party Immigration Minister by the name of Barbara Roche, a Jewish woman

    Between her and fellow “white” person Alan Shatter in Ireland, the UK has been shoved well on its way to vibrant destruction.

    • Replies: @JohnnyWalker123
    @peterike

    https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2013/03/02/the-misplaced-minister-ireland-and-israels-alan-shatter/


    For the past two years Ireland’s immigration policy has been in the hands of Alan Shatter, a Jew and an outspoken partisan of Israel. Alan Shatter, born and bred in Dublin of Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, has made it Irish policy to increase Third World immigration to the Emerald Isle. As Minister of Justice, Equality, and Defence, Shatter is exerting his considerable clout to skew the Republic’s Middle East policy, formerly supportive of the Palestinians and critical of Israel, toward Zionist aims.

    Before Shatter, the Irish government had taken steps to reduce non-European immigration, including abolishing automatic citizenship for children born to foreigners in Ireland and drastically reducing the admission of asylum seekers. Since taking office in early 2011, after his Fine Gael party ousted the ruling Fianna Fail amid Ireland’s continuing economic woes, Shatter has busied himself with increasing the numbers of Africans and Asians resident in Ireland.
     

    Shatter is aggressively promoting new measures to further increase non-European immigration, including making immigration easier for investors and entrepreneurs and their families. More ominously still, he is working industriously to replace existing Irish legislation on foreign immigration, including applications for asylum, with a bill that will, according to Shatter’s stated priorities for the current year, will “radically reform and modernize” Irish immigration law.

     


    As a member of the Irish legislature, Shatter defended Israel’s brutal 2009 invasion of Gaza. He opposed the “freedom flotillas” organized in 2010 and 2011 to breach the Israeli blockade of the already impoverished Gaza strip, although each of the aid expeditions included a ship from Ireland (although Shatter did a brief turnabout after Israeli commandos killed nine men aboard a ship in the first flotilla). He has opposed visas for members of organizations hostile to Israeli policies, and resoundingly condemned calls for the Irish to boycott performances in Israel as “cultural fascism.”

     


    As noted, Alan Shatter is also Ireland’s minister of defence. In that role, he has announced that Ireland will continue to buy arms from Israel. As one of his critics has observed, “It is not unusual for a Defence Minister to be steeped in nationalism, but for the ‘nation’ in question to be a foreign state, and a rogue state at that, must be unprecedented.”

     

    A pro-immigration, pro-Israel "conservative."

    Every Western country seems to have guys like this in positions of power.
  78. @prosa123
    Wait ... Cornwall's a bad example because it's combined with the Isles of Scilly!
    Factoid: the Scilly climate is so warm that palm trees grow there.

    Replies: @Ancient Briton, @Grace Jones

    Palm trees grow along the south coast of England as well as in northwest city of Liverpool because of the warm Gulf Stream.

  79. More than 80% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Georgia last month were black, CDC study finds

    By: Scripps National
    Posted at 6:08 PM, Apr 30, 2020

    ATLANTA, Ga. – A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlights how the black population is being disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Research has shown that African Americans are more likely to be infected with the coronavirus and die as a result.

    The CDC and its partners at eight Georgia hospitals conducted a survey of adults who tested positive for the coronavirus and had been admitted in March.

    Among 305 hospitalized patients with COVID-19, the CDC says 83.2% were black. Researchers were surprised by the statistics.

    I know how to spin this! We didn’t put enough black people on ventilators because racism, and then we put too many black people on ventilators because racism. Now we don’t take black people’s endless health issues seriously enough because, well, you know, and also we put too many black people in the hospital and give them too much (free) medical treatment because, um, where was I going with this again?

  80. Move over Roxane Gay! Move over Stacey Abrams!

    Move way over! There’s a new fatty in town!

    Rutgers professor blames Trump’s ‘clusterf****d’ COVID response and his supporters for welcoming a ‘mass winnowing of Black folks’ as African Americans make up 30 per cent of all US cases of the virus

    Brittany Cooper, a professor at the Rutgers University Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, took to Twitter to lambaste Trump and his supporters

    Cooper, author of ‘Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower,’ began her Tuesday thread by asserting that most black people did not want the country to reopen and understood to do so would mean more death of black bodies.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8273377/Rutgers-professor-says-Trump-supporters-welcome-mass-winnowing-Black-folks-amid-Covid-19-deaths.html

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/04/30/15/27844176-8273377-image-a-13_1588256108657.jpg

    “Rutgers University Professor” “Twitter Blue Check Approved”

    30% of all “cases”?? Sounds like negroes are hogging all the test equipment, as well as the hospital beds and all the ventilators!

    Law Enforcement is on her side! If only she could be fired for self-contradiction.

    • Replies: @YetAnotherAnon
    @Mr McKenna

    She's got plenty of mass to winnow, no wonder she's concerned.

    , @Buffalo Joe
    @Mr McKenna

    Mr McK, tenure means never having to say you're sorry, or wrong.

  81. Below the fold, some of my favorite iSteve reader contributions on the topic:

    [MORE]

    Anon:
    There’s a false narrative being pushed by the SJW left that blacks are getting Covid-19 because they tend to work service jobs. Well, who doesn’t work a service job nowadays? The US economy moved from a farming base to a manufacturing base to a middle-class service job economy during the 20th century. Most whites work a service job, too. Many whites have jobs that deal with customers or clients. Even those whites who don’t have service jobs still work inside offices close to co-workers in open floor plans with no walls. The white death rate shouldn’t be any different from the black rate, but it is. The idea that blacks have higher death rates because of service jobs just doesn’t cut it.

    ————————————————————

    Boomer says:

    The New York Times had a library of health articles about the epidemic of uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes, HBP and obesity among the Black, Puerto Rican and Dominican population in the city back a few years ago which they made available to nonsubscribers. It’s a multigenerational problem with fathers and sons getting kidney disease, losing eyesight, and having feet and legs amputated. The amazing thing was that in addition to being unable to change their diet or lifestyle they were not taking their medications. One of the proposed solutions was using community groups to hire people to knock on doors to remind them to take their meds. Medicaid and Obamacare are free or highly subsidized for the low or moderate-income. The developing narrative is that systemic racism and lack of healthcare are responsible. We need to know who is actually succumbing to the virus.

    ————————————————————

    Meretricious says:

    I’d wager (everything I own) that the biggest cause is health habits.

    Less access to care? Care is free for negroes and immigrants in this country. And it’s as close as the nearest ER.

    Every urban and university ER is clogged with these people using it as an outpatient clinic.

    ————————————————————

    The Germ Theory of Disease says:

    It’s all sort of like that old Gary Larson cartoon…

    WHAT WE SAY TO PEOPLE OF COLOR: The latest research indicates that the pathogen has multiple vectors of infection, so that minimizing social interaction is a best-practice prophylaxis.

    WHAT PEOPLE OF COLOR HEAR: Zibbidy zabbedy knock-knock whim-zam SLAVERY zadda zadda SLAVERY bibuddy buppety REPARATIONS zabbedy PROGRAMS yabbadayabbada SLAVERY zapputy zingzang REPARATIONS zimzam FREE STUFF whammalamma yipyop SLAVERY…….

    ————————————————————

    HammerJack says:

    Bad habits. Poor diets consisting mainly of junk food. Ignoring medical advice. Menthol cigarettes and every illegal drug known to man. Rampant obesity. Refusal to exercise. Refusal to follow any rules such as social distancing. Tendency toward violence in virtually any situation.

    Complete lack of self-discipline; apparent inability to apply themselves to any task requiring effort or knowledge; refusal to plan ahead or even to acknowledge the possibility of repercussions for their own behavior.

    Refusal to take even the slightest bit of responsibility for their own health and welfare. That’s whitey’s job. Almost like they want to be back on the plantation.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    @Mr McKenna

    Blacks with jobs tend to get human contact jobs involving face to face contact and conversation, rather than sitting quietly at a desk processing words and numbers on a screen. For example, blacks have tended to be heavily employed in parts of the transportation industry (such as airport workers) since the famous Pullman porters of the later 19th Century. Looking for public facing jobs is a perfectly reasonable cultural specialization in one type of honest work. At the moment, however, it's unluckier than focusing on work-from-homable jobs involving staring at a computer screen all day.

    As I may have mentioned, the current crisis is unfair in rather random ways.

    Replies: @Inverness

  82. @Mr McKenna
    Below the fold, some of my favorite iSteve reader contributions on the topic:


    Anon:
    There’s a false narrative being pushed by the SJW left that blacks are getting Covid-19 because they tend to work service jobs. Well, who doesn’t work a service job nowadays? The US economy moved from a farming base to a manufacturing base to a middle-class service job economy during the 20th century. Most whites work a service job, too. Many whites have jobs that deal with customers or clients. Even those whites who don’t have service jobs still work inside offices close to co-workers in open floor plans with no walls. The white death rate shouldn’t be any different from the black rate, but it is. The idea that blacks have higher death rates because of service jobs just doesn’t cut it.

    ------------------------------------------------------------

    Boomer says:

    The New York Times had a library of health articles about the epidemic of uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes, HBP and obesity among the Black, Puerto Rican and Dominican population in the city back a few years ago which they made available to nonsubscribers. It’s a multigenerational problem with fathers and sons getting kidney disease, losing eyesight, and having feet and legs amputated. The amazing thing was that in addition to being unable to change their diet or lifestyle they were not taking their medications. One of the proposed solutions was using community groups to hire people to knock on doors to remind them to take their meds. Medicaid and Obamacare are free or highly subsidized for the low or moderate-income. The developing narrative is that systemic racism and lack of healthcare are responsible. We need to know who is actually succumbing to the virus.

    ------------------------------------------------------------

    Meretricious says:

    I’d wager (everything I own) that the biggest cause is health habits.

    Less access to care? Care is free for negroes and immigrants in this country. And it’s as close as the nearest ER.

    Every urban and university ER is clogged with these people using it as an outpatient clinic.

    ------------------------------------------------------------

    The Germ Theory of Disease says:

    It’s all sort of like that old Gary Larson cartoon…

    WHAT WE SAY TO PEOPLE OF COLOR: The latest research indicates that the pathogen has multiple vectors of infection, so that minimizing social interaction is a best-practice prophylaxis.

    WHAT PEOPLE OF COLOR HEAR: Zibbidy zabbedy knock-knock whim-zam SLAVERY zadda zadda SLAVERY bibuddy buppety REPARATIONS zabbedy PROGRAMS yabbadayabbada SLAVERY zapputy zingzang REPARATIONS zimzam FREE STUFF whammalamma yipyop SLAVERY…….

    ------------------------------------------------------------

    HammerJack says:

    Bad habits. Poor diets consisting mainly of junk food. Ignoring medical advice. Menthol cigarettes and every illegal drug known to man. Rampant obesity. Refusal to exercise. Refusal to follow any rules such as social distancing. Tendency toward violence in virtually any situation.

    Complete lack of self-discipline; apparent inability to apply themselves to any task requiring effort or knowledge; refusal to plan ahead or even to acknowledge the possibility of repercussions for their own behavior.

    Refusal to take even the slightest bit of responsibility for their own health and welfare. That’s whitey’s job. Almost like they want to be back on the plantation.

    Replies: @Steve Sailer

    Blacks with jobs tend to get human contact jobs involving face to face contact and conversation, rather than sitting quietly at a desk processing words and numbers on a screen. For example, blacks have tended to be heavily employed in parts of the transportation industry (such as airport workers) since the famous Pullman porters of the later 19th Century. Looking for public facing jobs is a perfectly reasonable cultural specialization in one type of honest work. At the moment, however, it’s unluckier than focusing on work-from-homable jobs involving staring at a computer screen all day.

    As I may have mentioned, the current crisis is unfair in rather random ways.

    • Replies: @Inverness
    @Steve Sailer

    Given that anti-social behavior is virtually a negro specialty, it seems passing strange that so many of them would be placed in "customer-facing" positions.

  83. Are bames unhealthier in general? Fatter? More likely to fall sick?

    Sounds like a good reason to send them all back home.

  84. @Anon
    Completely incoherent. How do home living conditions that preclude social distancing make you more at risk for infection in the workplace and thus in need of better PPE than whites?

    Also, what percentage of staff are BAME? You need a denominator for the 63 percent.

    And Asian means Indian and Pakistani in limey-speak: Are they saying that African ancestry and Caucasian-subcontinentsl ancestry are similar in risk relative to Caucasian-European ancestry? Unlikely. Indians group closer to Europeans genetically.

    Replies: @International Jew, @Hypnotoad666, @Nikolai Vladivostok, @ogunsiron

    In NHS, 20%. Among NHS medical staff, 44%. In most affected, urbanized areas, both proportions would be much higher but I could not find figures.

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/16/inquiry-disproportionate-impact-coronavirus-bame

  85. @stillCARealist
    @Anonymous

    IN the past I may have internally objected to your assumptions about women. But watching the females in my own family over the last 10 years has changed my mind. I have two nieces who became nurses and immediately had babies. Then more babies. They are both now only working 1 day/week. Is this model truly what they went through all that training for? They're both competent, compassionate women, but really they want to be moms and wives. Great, that's great, but maybe the nursing profession should adapt to the reality that so many women want just a little work outside the home--not full time.

    Another niece just spent a small fortune and several years to become a physician's associate. Now she instantly wants to move to part time to have kids. She, and my sister, will hotly defend this as best, but I'm having serious doubts about all this. It's wonderful to have women in medicine, since so many of their patients will be women, but all that school, and training, and time, and money, and sacrifice, just so you can work a tiny amount. I'm starting to think it's largely about a title: I'm a nurse! I'm a doctor! I'm a PA! Also that middle-class women can't even contemplate not having a college education and a profession.

    Replies: @Buffalo Joe, @Jack D, @anon, @GermanReader2, @Nikolai Vladivostok, @James N. Kennett

    A qualification is a hindbrain flex: look at my high IQ! Good genes for making you some clever, high income sons! It also gets women into environments rich in high value males – universities and hospitals – before they marry.

    • Agree: ben tillman
    • Replies: @YetAnotherAnon
    @Nikolai Vladivostok

    "It also gets women into environments rich in high value males – universities and hospitals – before they marry."

    That's the theory. But when 60% of med students are female, and loads of uni jobs are now insecure short-contract gigs, there turn out not so be so many targets in these "target-rich" environments.

    In the days when medicine was still pretty male (1970s) and nursing was an acceptable occupation for an intelligent middle-class girl, nurses married doctors. Now who are the lady doctors going to marry? There aren't enough doctors to go round, let alone consultants (girls like to marry up, at least where income is concerned).

  86. BAME is supposed to mean “black, Asian and minority ethnic.”

    It could also mean “British African Methodist Episcopal”.

    Don’t laugh. The AME’s sister church in Canada is the BME.

    • Replies: @Jim Bob Lassiter
    @Reg Cæsar

    I just think they're a bit on the functionally illiterate side. To wit: They left the "L" out.

  87. @fatmanscoop
    The British state Political Correctness caste system decrees that "BAME" people's sensitivities (mental and physical) are more important than whites' and must be pioritised over whites'. Number one rule, instructs all policy (quite literally, Ministers have to complete an "equality impact" statement certifying that they have taken into consideration and obeyed the tenets of this racial caste system).

    Replies: @Inverness

    “Equality” is probably the foremost of the many words in our modern lexicon which now mean approximately the opposite of what they’ve always meant.

  88. @YetAnotherAnon
    @Anonymous

    More than half of Brit med students are female, and a quarter are of subcon extraction.

    A relative went on a "how to get into med school" course at a Brit university one summer, and half the attendees were Asian (subcon).

    I'd be interested to know how much they've expanded the number of med students, to cope with the fact that most male medics work to retirement, while a full-time female doctor with children is (thankfully) a rarity. A GP practice wanting three full-time doctors has to hire six females.

    Replies: @Anonymous, @GermanReader2, @JohnnyWalker123

    https://www.gmc-uk.org/static/documents/content/SoMEP_2017_chapter_2.pdf

    The number of black and minority ethnic (BME)
    medical students continues to rise steadily (see
    figure 20, page 62). A quarter identify as Asian
    or Asian British, 3.3% identify as black or black
    British, 5% identify as mixed and 3% classed
    themselves as ‘Other’. The number of students
    identifying as white has dropped from 63.1%
    in 2012 to 59.3% in 2016. The data collection
    method for medical students has not changed
    over that period so we believe these changes
    reflect the population of medical students.

    England-Based Physicians by Ethnicity in the NHS

    UK Medical Students by Ethnicity and Gender

    UK Medical Applicants&Students by Ethnicity

    • Replies: @JohnnyWalker123
    @JohnnyWalker123

    https://www.medscape.com/slideshow/uk-doctors-salary-report-6009730

    Median income for UK Physicians is £95,000.

  89. @Steve Sailer
    @Mr McKenna

    Blacks with jobs tend to get human contact jobs involving face to face contact and conversation, rather than sitting quietly at a desk processing words and numbers on a screen. For example, blacks have tended to be heavily employed in parts of the transportation industry (such as airport workers) since the famous Pullman porters of the later 19th Century. Looking for public facing jobs is a perfectly reasonable cultural specialization in one type of honest work. At the moment, however, it's unluckier than focusing on work-from-homable jobs involving staring at a computer screen all day.

    As I may have mentioned, the current crisis is unfair in rather random ways.

    Replies: @Inverness

    Given that anti-social behavior is virtually a negro specialty, it seems passing strange that so many of them would be placed in “customer-facing” positions.

  90. @JohnnyWalker123
    @YetAnotherAnon

    https://www.gmc-uk.org/static/documents/content/SoMEP_2017_chapter_2.pdf


    The number of black and minority ethnic (BME)
    medical students continues to rise steadily (see
    figure 20, page 62). A quarter identify as Asian
    or Asian British, 3.3% identify as black or black
    British, 5% identify as mixed and 3% classed
    themselves as ‘Other’. The number of students
    identifying as white has dropped from 63.1%
    in 2012 to 59.3% in 2016. The data collection
    method for medical students has not changed
    over that period so we believe these changes
    reflect the population of medical students.
     
    https://imgur.com/a/OY7HJwT#5iHpLfF

    https://imgur.com/a/9tMsiYM

    https://imgur.com/a/x8rymbn

    Replies: @JohnnyWalker123

    https://www.medscape.com/slideshow/uk-doctors-salary-report-6009730

    Median income for UK Physicians is £95,000.

  91. @prosa123
    Wait ... Cornwall's a bad example because it's combined with the Isles of Scilly!
    Factoid: the Scilly climate is so warm that palm trees grow there.

    Replies: @Ancient Briton, @Grace Jones

    A parlor palm is actually a pretty tough house plant. They’ll withstand cold down to 28F for short periods.

  92. @Simon Tugmutton
    I see they make no mention of vitamin D, which is known to be critical to the immune system. Its active form is especially important in preventing or ameliorating ARDS, which is apparently the principal cause of death in Covid-19.

    How do you get vitamin D? Mostly it is made in the skin on exposure to the sun. Older white people have trouble making enough, so should supplement, as should every white in winter in dull northern climes.

    Melanin is a natural sun-screen, which means that darker races are adapted to getting the right dose of vitamin D in the regions where they evolved. In the far north and far south they cannot produce enough and must supplement or their health will suffer.

    No one in the UK establishment has the balls to say this. It is tantamount to telling blacks and Asians "you do not belong here".

    Replies: @Amerimutt Golems, @Dutch Boy, @Grace Jones

    Vitamin D production after UVB exposure depends on baseline vitamin D and total cholesterol but not on skin pigmentation.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19812604

    • Replies: @Simon Tugmutton
    @Grace Jones

    Interesting, thanks; I didn't know any of that. The conventional wisdom may need to be revised!

    , @res
    @Grace Jones

    Something is causing the differences seen here:
    https://www.cooperinstitute.org/2017/09/22/vitamin-d-levels-in-the-us-population-are-getting-a-little-better-15776

    https://www.cooperinstitute.org/vault/2440/web/images/Vitamin%20D%20Status%20of%203%20US%20Ethnic%20Groups%20-%20Fig%202.png

    Any idea what that would be if not skin pigmentation?

    One thing to consider:


    A limitation of this study was the relatively small sample size, especially in the dark-skinned group.
     
    Do you know of any other papers finding something similar? Because most references I see in a quick search seem to indicate the opposite.

    Replies: @ogunsiron

  93. @Anon
    Completely incoherent. How do home living conditions that preclude social distancing make you more at risk for infection in the workplace and thus in need of better PPE than whites?

    Also, what percentage of staff are BAME? You need a denominator for the 63 percent.

    And Asian means Indian and Pakistani in limey-speak: Are they saying that African ancestry and Caucasian-subcontinentsl ancestry are similar in risk relative to Caucasian-European ancestry? Unlikely. Indians group closer to Europeans genetically.

    Replies: @International Jew, @Hypnotoad666, @Nikolai Vladivostok, @ogunsiron

    Are they saying that African ancestry and Caucasian-subcontinentsl ancestry are similar in risk relative to Caucasian-European ancestry? Unlikely. Indians group closer to Europeans genetically

    For various reaons, both african and south-asian groups might be more at risk than white europeans, though not necessarily equally more at risk.

    Both groups are darker skinned than europeans and are thus much more likely to suffer from vitamin D deficiency, especially under british skies. Not a good thing when it comes to respiratory diseases.

    I found something which indicates that black and pakistani women are more obese than the population at large:

    From : https://hummedia.manchester.ac.uk/institutes/cmist/archive-publications/working-papers/2008/2008-17-ethnic-differences-in-obesity-diet-abd-physical-activity.pdf

    (iii) Obesity and Ethnicity
    The prevalence of overweight and obesity varies between and within ethnic groups. The 2004
    Health Survey for England reported that the prevalence of overweight including obesity
    (measured by Body Mass Index) was higher for Black Caribbean, Black African and Pakistani
    women than those in the general population and the prevalence was markedly lower for
    Chinese women. Different patterns were seen in men;

  94. NAMs are the bame of my existence.

  95. @Grace Jones
    @Simon Tugmutton

    Vitamin D production after UVB exposure depends on baseline vitamin D and total cholesterol but not on skin pigmentation.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19812604

    Replies: @Simon Tugmutton, @res

    Interesting, thanks; I didn’t know any of that. The conventional wisdom may need to be revised!

  96. @Caradog
    @Tom-in-VA

    In case anyone cares, it isn't Cardiff or Swansea; it is Newport - very specifically Newport - and officially no one knows why.

    Those of us familiar with the local population might suggest that it is just evolution in action.

    Replies: @LondonBob

    Our poster, Philip Owen, says it was due to an Italian rugby team coming over and playing a Welsh team in the area.

    https://www.walesonline.co.uk/sport/rugby/rugby-news/dragons-benetton-match-coronavirus-newport-17992926

  97. @JohnnyWalker123
    @Morton's toes

    https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/648008/Tony-Blair-Labour-immigration-asylum-seekers-UK-Brexit-EU-referendum


    TONY Blair betrayed Britain for his own political ends by overseeing a massive conspiracy to flood the country with millions of migrants, an explosive book has claimed.

     


    The Labour leader knew the British people would ferociously oppose his conspiracy if they realised what was happening.

    So he banned politicians from discussing even the positive aspects of immigration in case doing so brought the public’s attention to the huge numbers of people entering the country from abroad, the book claims

     


    He also appointed a fervently pro-immigration minister to the border control brief, who astonishingly ruled against deporting failed asylum seekers because it would be too “emotional” for them, it is claimed.

    As a result Britain’s population was swelled with more than two million foreigners during the Blair years, the vast majority of whom would back the Labour party who let them in and lavished them with benefits at future elections.

    According to the claims the aim of the project was to make the country “see the benefit of a multicultural society”. Government insiders have also said that Blair did not see it as his job to “control immigration” to Britain.
     

    Instead he quietly relaxed rules on allowing foreign spouses and students in and effectively opened up an asylum seeker free-for-all in which nobody was ever deported, even if their application to stay in the UK failed.

    The book says 350,000 asylum seekers benefited this way. In 2002 alone, Blair gave the go-ahead for 150,000 work permits with most of the recipients, including the unskilled, going on to become UK citizens.
     
    Barbara Roche.


    Some of the most shocking revelations centre around the role of former immigration minister Barbara Roche, who was handpicked for the role by Blair and served from 1999 to 2001.

    During this period she quietly adopted policies – with her leader’s approval – that dramatically changed the face of the UK forever.
     

    She changed the rules to allow more work permits to be issued, especially to people who would previously have been considered asylum seekers.

    Stephen Boys Smith, who was then head of the Home Office’s immigration directorate, said: “It was clear that Roche wanted more immigrants to come to Britain. She didn’t see her job as controlling entry into Britain, but by looking at the wider picture in a ‘holistic way’ she wanted us to see the benefit of a multicultural society.”

    Former Labour speech writer Andrew Neather allegedly told the author of the book that the aim was to “rub the right’s nose in diversity and render their arguments out of date”.
     
    Who's Barbara Roche?

    https://www.defendevropa.com/2017/news/britains-migration-museum-decidedly-jewish/

    Labour Party Immigration Minister by the name of Barbara Roche, a Jewish woman who penned an article in today’s edition of the left-wing Guardian newspaper entitled “Why are the British so reluctant to recognise our migrant history?”.

     

    By the way, Tony Blair seems to have gotten really rich (watch this documentary below). I wonder why. Why do so many powerful individuals&interests want to enrich Tony Blair? What'd he do that they're rewarding him for?

    Also, who are these individuals that love Tony Blair so much? Who?

    Hmm.... Very mysterious....

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOQGn8OWSDI

    Replies: @peterike, @LondonBob

    Barbara Roche belongs in Culture of Critique. It is remarkable how much impact these lone bureaucrats and politicians can have, there are examples for the US and Canada, without anyone else being aware as to what is going on. In the Blair years the media were very aggressive in stamping out any discussion as to what was going on in regards to immigration, they still are.

    • Replies: @JohnnyWalker123
    @LondonBob

    Peter Benjamin Mandelson.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2324112/Lord-Mandelson-Immigrants-We-sent-search-parties-hard-Britons-work.html


    Labour sent out ‘search parties’ for immigrants to get them to come to the UK, Lord Mandelson has admitted.

    In a stunning confirmation that the Blair and Brown governments deliberately engineered mass immigration, the former Cabinet Minister and spin doctor said New Labour sought out foreign workers.

    He also conceded that the influx of arrivals meant the party’s traditional supporters are now unable to find work.
     
    His biography.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Mandelson

    From 1985 to 1991, Mandelson served as Labour's Director of Communications. He was one of the first to whom the term 'spin doctor' was applied and gained the nickname 'the Prince of Darkness' because of his 'ruthlessness' and 'media savvy'.[3] He served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Hartlepool from 1992 to 2004 and held a number of Cabinet positions under Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.[4
     

    Mandelson was Labour's election campaign director for the 1997 general election, which Labour won decisively.
     

    He was appointed as a Minister without Portfolio in the Cabinet Office, where his job was to co-ordinate within government. A few months later, he also acquired responsibility for the Millennium Dome
     
    His family.

    His father's family were Jewish; his grandfather had founded the Harrow United Synagogue. His father (known as Tony) was the advertising manager of The Jewish Chronicle[
     

    Replies: @fatmanscoop

  98. @Mr McKenna
    Move over Roxane Gay! Move over Stacey Abrams!

    Move way over! There's a new fatty in town!

    https://pluralist.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Dr.-Brittney-Cooper.-1280x720.jpg

    Rutgers professor blames Trump's 'clusterf****d' COVID response and his supporters for welcoming a 'mass winnowing of Black folks' as African Americans make up 30 per cent of all US cases of the virus

    Brittany Cooper, a professor at the Rutgers University Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, took to Twitter to lambaste Trump and his supporters

    https://www3.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/2018+Essence+Festival+Presented+Coca+Cola+S535jWeOKafx.jpg

    Cooper, author of 'Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower,' began her Tuesday thread by asserting that most black people did not want the country to reopen and understood to do so would mean more death of black bodies.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8273377/Rutgers-professor-says-Trump-supporters-welcome-mass-winnowing-Black-folks-amid-Covid-19-deaths.html

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/04/30/15/27844176-8273377-image-a-13_1588256108657.jpg
     

    "Rutgers University Professor" "Twitter Blue Check Approved"

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/04/30/15/27844178-8273377-image-a-12_1588256105996.jpg

    30% of all "cases"?? Sounds like negroes are hogging all the test equipment, as well as the hospital beds and all the ventilators!

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/04/30/15/27844168-8273377-image-a-16_1588256217437.jpg

    Law Enforcement is on her side! If only she could be fired for self-contradiction.

    Replies: @YetAnotherAnon, @Buffalo Joe

    She’s got plenty of mass to winnow, no wonder she’s concerned.

  99. @Nikolai Vladivostok
    @stillCARealist

    A qualification is a hindbrain flex: look at my high IQ! Good genes for making you some clever, high income sons! It also gets women into environments rich in high value males - universities and hospitals - before they marry.

    Replies: @YetAnotherAnon

    “It also gets women into environments rich in high value males – universities and hospitals – before they marry.”

    That’s the theory. But when 60% of med students are female, and loads of uni jobs are now insecure short-contract gigs, there turn out not so be so many targets in these “target-rich” environments.

    In the days when medicine was still pretty male (1970s) and nursing was an acceptable occupation for an intelligent middle-class girl, nurses married doctors. Now who are the lady doctors going to marry? There aren’t enough doctors to go round, let alone consultants (girls like to marry up, at least where income is concerned).

  100. @Jack D
    @Amerimutt Golems

    Not to mention the millions fed into the meat grinders of WWI and II.

    When the story of the Decline and Fall of European Civilization is written, it will be seen that WWI was the beginning of the end.

    Replies: @Goddard

    My sem-namesake Stoddard would have agreed with you.

  101. @Reg Cæsar

    BAME is supposed to mean “black, Asian and minority ethnic.”
     
    It could also mean "British African Methodist Episcopal".

    Don't laugh. The AME's sister church in Canada is the BME.

    Replies: @Jim Bob Lassiter

    I just think they’re a bit on the functionally illiterate side. To wit: They left the “L” out.

  102. @peterike
    The UK is arguably the most degenerate nation on earth right now, a nation in total free-fall. And it doesn't seem like Brexit is going to slow it much, if at all.

    Meanwhile, back in the USA, we have some good medically related news:

    More than 200,000 people who are in the United States on an H-1B visa, which is a temporary work visa for people with specialized skills, could soon seen their status in the U.S. turn to "illegal".
    But nah, Trump will swoop in to solve this. Why did I mention medical? Here's an interesting tidbit:

    One perfect example is Manasi Vasavada, who has worked at a NJ dental practice for almost two years. She has been on unpaid leave of absence since it closed in March. Her husband Nandan Buch is a dentist and the couple may not be able to stay in the U.S. - but can't go back to their native India, which has also closed its borders.

    Meanwhile, the couple has racked up $520,000 in student loans for advanced dental degrees in the U.S.

    “Everything is really confusing and dark right now. We don’t know where we will end up,” Vasavada told Bloomberg.
     
    Isn't it great that we provide our scarce medial resources to subcon invaders?

    Replies: @Buffalo Joe

    peter, Years ago I had a young Dentist as a neighbor. He told me after he got out of school and started his pratice that he thought $100K-$125K would be good money. Problem is $250K isn’t great money after you pay your staff, rent, insurance, loans etc. How do you pay down $520K as a general practice Dentist. Now you can get your braces online and that kills business.

  103. @LondonBob
    The NHS is absolutely addicted to hiring cheap, but incompetent, nurses and doctors from abroad.

    Replies: @Anthony Aaron

    Sort of like here in the United States … but medical schools seem to be the gatekeepers for our supply of doctors here — and they’re doing a bang-up job, leaving those of US in the non-elite class having to deal with AA ‘doctors’ and 3d world ‘doctors’.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    @Anthony Aaron

    The AMA is a union, but one where the GOP supports and not attacks them. They keep the number of doctors down. That horsevulva ((Amy Tuteur)) tried denying this, but she is lying.

    The AMA needs sanding down. The four year bachelors degree, four year med school model should be ridiculed. There should be a different model and there should be a minimum drop out rate. The seat is not precious.

  104. @Mr McKenna
    Move over Roxane Gay! Move over Stacey Abrams!

    Move way over! There's a new fatty in town!

    https://pluralist.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Dr.-Brittney-Cooper.-1280x720.jpg

    Rutgers professor blames Trump's 'clusterf****d' COVID response and his supporters for welcoming a 'mass winnowing of Black folks' as African Americans make up 30 per cent of all US cases of the virus

    Brittany Cooper, a professor at the Rutgers University Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, took to Twitter to lambaste Trump and his supporters

    https://www3.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/2018+Essence+Festival+Presented+Coca+Cola+S535jWeOKafx.jpg

    Cooper, author of 'Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower,' began her Tuesday thread by asserting that most black people did not want the country to reopen and understood to do so would mean more death of black bodies.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8273377/Rutgers-professor-says-Trump-supporters-welcome-mass-winnowing-Black-folks-amid-Covid-19-deaths.html

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/04/30/15/27844176-8273377-image-a-13_1588256108657.jpg
     

    "Rutgers University Professor" "Twitter Blue Check Approved"

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/04/30/15/27844178-8273377-image-a-12_1588256105996.jpg

    30% of all "cases"?? Sounds like negroes are hogging all the test equipment, as well as the hospital beds and all the ventilators!

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/04/30/15/27844168-8273377-image-a-16_1588256217437.jpg

    Law Enforcement is on her side! If only she could be fired for self-contradiction.

    Replies: @YetAnotherAnon, @Buffalo Joe

    Mr McK, tenure means never having to say you’re sorry, or wrong.

  105. Third Worlders / women are always prioritized on the National HateWhiteMen Service. The branch of the Deep State that determines who does(not) get treatment is called national Institute for ceeing you next Tuesday Excellence (NICE). Go to their website & there’s all sorts of poz ‘diversity’ requirements for licensing on NHS.

    Try being a White Irish Male & getting a job in Cuckstain / seeing a dermatologist. In 1 the DS ratswill meddle when you don’t want them, in another they will refuse treatment when you want it.

    But licensing is only half the battle, getting the PC brigade to refer you (ancillary staff are dindus. Drs Indian) is the hardest part, right Dr Hickey? You did everything you could to mess my application, when it didn’t completely work you got your son employed. Even w/o name, I’d know the obnoxious, imposing attitude (arranging positions on first day when it’s job of HoD), cleft chin& PC ‘diversity’in what was once a ‘Goof Catholic School’ founded by Irish / Spanish / Polish.

    Glad I didn’t apllaud poz. Never will. Nor should Amy NWM!!!!

  106. @Bill B.
    This is ludicrous now. The British must train their own.

    Just as we shouldn’t rely on China for our manufactured goods we should not rely on foreigners or people who feel like foreigners for our medical care.

    These “heros” who come to the U.K. because they are so caring are no such thing. If trained medical personnel really cared they would work in their own third-world country.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/health-52152375

    Many if not most of these “BAME” medics who succumb appear to be either old or fat, frankly.

    Replies: @LondonBob, @bomag

    This is ludicrous now. The British must train their own.

    Agree.

    It is partly misplaced munificence. Where the British used to send their sons and daughters off to “work another’s gain”, now they invite the Other in for access to the good life.

  107. @stillCARealist
    @Anonymous

    IN the past I may have internally objected to your assumptions about women. But watching the females in my own family over the last 10 years has changed my mind. I have two nieces who became nurses and immediately had babies. Then more babies. They are both now only working 1 day/week. Is this model truly what they went through all that training for? They're both competent, compassionate women, but really they want to be moms and wives. Great, that's great, but maybe the nursing profession should adapt to the reality that so many women want just a little work outside the home--not full time.

    Another niece just spent a small fortune and several years to become a physician's associate. Now she instantly wants to move to part time to have kids. She, and my sister, will hotly defend this as best, but I'm having serious doubts about all this. It's wonderful to have women in medicine, since so many of their patients will be women, but all that school, and training, and time, and money, and sacrifice, just so you can work a tiny amount. I'm starting to think it's largely about a title: I'm a nurse! I'm a doctor! I'm a PA! Also that middle-class women can't even contemplate not having a college education and a profession.

    Replies: @Buffalo Joe, @Jack D, @anon, @GermanReader2, @Nikolai Vladivostok, @James N. Kennett

    This is one of the weaknesses of the NHS. Only 40 years ago, most family doctors were men, and the occasional woman doctor tended to specialise in gynaecology and was in high demand. Then there was a determined effort, for feminist and PC reasons, to train more women as doctors. It was too successful. Now, a large majority of family doctors are women, and male doctors are a scarcity.

    Not a big deal, except that so many women doctors want career breaks, and when they return to work they want family-friendly hours. I suspect that this attitude has also infected the male doctors – after all, why work a 40-hour week for £100,000 when you can have a much more pleasant lifestyle and only need £50,000? Yet we don’t train more doctors to compensate – instead we import them from other countries.

  108. res says:
    @Grace Jones
    @Simon Tugmutton

    Vitamin D production after UVB exposure depends on baseline vitamin D and total cholesterol but not on skin pigmentation.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19812604

    Replies: @Simon Tugmutton, @res

    Something is causing the differences seen here:
    https://www.cooperinstitute.org/2017/09/22/vitamin-d-levels-in-the-us-population-are-getting-a-little-better-15776

    Any idea what that would be if not skin pigmentation?

    One thing to consider:

    A limitation of this study was the relatively small sample size, especially in the dark-skinned group.

    Do you know of any other papers finding something similar? Because most references I see in a quick search seem to indicate the opposite.

    • Replies: @ogunsiron
    @res

    Everything I've read on the subject suggests that dark skinned people living at high latitudes still suffer from very widespread vitamin D deficiency.
    It seems plausible that somalis in Sweden are hugely over represented among covid cases largely because they're dark skinned people living at an extremely high latitude. Not much vitamin D being synthetized during the swedish winter for them.

  109. @BenKenobi
    Next week’s Daily Mail headline:

    NHS Tik-Tok Videos Are Not Diverse Enough

    Replies: @anon

    I wish there was an upvote function here LOL too perfect

  110. @LondonBob
    @JohnnyWalker123

    Barbara Roche belongs in Culture of Critique. It is remarkable how much impact these lone bureaucrats and politicians can have, there are examples for the US and Canada, without anyone else being aware as to what is going on. In the Blair years the media were very aggressive in stamping out any discussion as to what was going on in regards to immigration, they still are.

    Replies: @JohnnyWalker123

    Peter Benjamin Mandelson.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2324112/Lord-Mandelson-Immigrants-We-sent-search-parties-hard-Britons-work.html

    Labour sent out ‘search parties’ for immigrants to get them to come to the UK, Lord Mandelson has admitted.

    In a stunning confirmation that the Blair and Brown governments deliberately engineered mass immigration, the former Cabinet Minister and spin doctor said New Labour sought out foreign workers.

    He also conceded that the influx of arrivals meant the party’s traditional supporters are now unable to find work.

    His biography.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Mandelson

    From 1985 to 1991, Mandelson served as Labour’s Director of Communications. He was one of the first to whom the term ‘spin doctor’ was applied and gained the nickname ‘the Prince of Darkness’ because of his ‘ruthlessness’ and ‘media savvy’.[3] He served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Hartlepool from 1992 to 2004 and held a number of Cabinet positions under Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.[4

    Mandelson was Labour’s election campaign director for the 1997 general election, which Labour won decisively.

    He was appointed as a Minister without Portfolio in the Cabinet Office, where his job was to co-ordinate within government. A few months later, he also acquired responsibility for the Millennium Dome

    His family.

    His father’s family were Jewish; his grandfather had founded the Harrow United Synagogue. His father (known as Tony) was the advertising manager of The Jewish Chronicle[

    • Replies: @fatmanscoop
    @JohnnyWalker123

    Don't forget Jonathan Portes - the Nu Labour Jewish economist who miraculously managed to calculate that all inward migration and settlement results in amazing communal benefit, all of the time. Absolute Jew con-artist and very influential during Nu Labour years. Still gets quoted.

    Replies: @JohnnyWalker123

  111. @International Jew
    @Anon


    How do home living conditions that preclude social distancing make you more at risk for infection in the workplace
     
    They make you more likely to get infected outside of work, and thus to bring your infection with you to work. So maybe giving them a vacation does make sense, just not for the official reason. As you say, they've got it backwards.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @ThreeCranes

    So if their living conditions make them “more likely to get infected outside of work”, then wouldn’t they bring their outside infection back to work with them? And wouldn’t they then infect their co-workers, which would result in an even distribution?

    Let’s face it, those suckers just can’t get a break. Even Covid discriminates and oppresses people of color.

  112. @JohnnyWalker123
    @LondonBob

    Peter Benjamin Mandelson.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2324112/Lord-Mandelson-Immigrants-We-sent-search-parties-hard-Britons-work.html


    Labour sent out ‘search parties’ for immigrants to get them to come to the UK, Lord Mandelson has admitted.

    In a stunning confirmation that the Blair and Brown governments deliberately engineered mass immigration, the former Cabinet Minister and spin doctor said New Labour sought out foreign workers.

    He also conceded that the influx of arrivals meant the party’s traditional supporters are now unable to find work.
     
    His biography.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Mandelson

    From 1985 to 1991, Mandelson served as Labour's Director of Communications. He was one of the first to whom the term 'spin doctor' was applied and gained the nickname 'the Prince of Darkness' because of his 'ruthlessness' and 'media savvy'.[3] He served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Hartlepool from 1992 to 2004 and held a number of Cabinet positions under Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.[4
     

    Mandelson was Labour's election campaign director for the 1997 general election, which Labour won decisively.
     

    He was appointed as a Minister without Portfolio in the Cabinet Office, where his job was to co-ordinate within government. A few months later, he also acquired responsibility for the Millennium Dome
     
    His family.

    His father's family were Jewish; his grandfather had founded the Harrow United Synagogue. His father (known as Tony) was the advertising manager of The Jewish Chronicle[
     

    Replies: @fatmanscoop

    Don’t forget Jonathan Portes – the Nu Labour Jewish economist who miraculously managed to calculate that all inward migration and settlement results in amazing communal benefit, all of the time. Absolute Jew con-artist and very influential during Nu Labour years. Still gets quoted.

    • Replies: @JohnnyWalker123
    @fatmanscoop

    I forgot Peter Rachman.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Rachman


    Perec "Peter" Rachman (16 August 1919 – 29 November 1962) was a Polish-born landlord who operated in Notting Hill, London, England in the 1950s and early 1960s. He became notorious for his exploitation of his tenants, with the word "Rachmanism" entering the Oxford English Dictionary as a synonym for the exploitation and intimidation of tenants.

     

    His ethnic background might surprise you.

    Rachman was born in Lwów, Poland, in 1919, the son of a Jewish dentist.[2
     
    https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2019/12/23/the-real-meaning-of-rachmanism/

    The BBC reported that in order to extract maximum profit from his houses, Rachman would not hesitate to “Put in the schwartzers”—as those in the real estate world commonly termed the practice of letting their properties to black people, so that rent-controlled white tenants would feel they had little choice but to leave, enabling the landlords to let out their flats at a higher rate. Panorama reported that, if this didn’t work, Rachman would pay Caribbean immigrant tenants to play deafening music at all times of the day and night. The BBC also reported claims that Rachman hired black hoodlums to intimidate white tenants, or, conversely, white hoodlums to harass black tenants; and if these tactics failed, Rachman would employ thugs with Alsatian dogs to wrench doors off their hinges, remove roof tiles, and rip up floor boards in order to terrify those he wished to evict.

     


    The newspaper accounts made it clear that Rachman not only rented to prostitutes, but also welcomed “coloured” tenants, thereby ruining neighborhoods. Between 1948 and 1962, some 250,000 West Indians arrived in Britain from the Caribbean, and the most pressing problem facing them was housing. The Trinidadian writer, Samuel Selvon, who settled in London in 1950, constructed an entire novel, The Housing Lark (1965), around this vexing issue. Until the Race Relations Act of 1965, it was perfectly legal for landlords to stipulate, both in person and in written advertisements, that “No Coloureds” were permitted as tenants. And even if these prospective tenants were willing and able to pay ludicrously high rents, many landlords still preferred not to rent to black people. Rachman, however, saw no reason to discriminate against the newcomers. In the late nineteen-fifties, shortly before the Empire News merged with its more popular Sunday competitor, the News of the World, Rachman gave an interview to the soon-to-be defunct newspaper.

    “The government does nothing to house these West Indians when they come over here. Somebody must,” he said. “That’s why they come to me. I find coloured people good tenants… I take people as they come. Mind you, some white people do object to the coloured people when they move in. They don’t always like the way they play jazz records up to 1:00 AM and always loudly.”
     
    A "saviour."

    “To the West Indian he was a saviour and people still have a lot of respect for him.”
     
  113. @peterike
    @JohnnyWalker123


    Labour Party Immigration Minister by the name of Barbara Roche, a Jewish woman

     

    Between her and fellow "white" person Alan Shatter in Ireland, the UK has been shoved well on its way to vibrant destruction.

    Replies: @JohnnyWalker123

    https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2013/03/02/the-misplaced-minister-ireland-and-israels-alan-shatter/

    For the past two years Ireland’s immigration policy has been in the hands of Alan Shatter, a Jew and an outspoken partisan of Israel. Alan Shatter, born and bred in Dublin of Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, has made it Irish policy to increase Third World immigration to the Emerald Isle. As Minister of Justice, Equality, and Defence, Shatter is exerting his considerable clout to skew the Republic’s Middle East policy, formerly supportive of the Palestinians and critical of Israel, toward Zionist aims.

    Before Shatter, the Irish government had taken steps to reduce non-European immigration, including abolishing automatic citizenship for children born to foreigners in Ireland and drastically reducing the admission of asylum seekers. Since taking office in early 2011, after his Fine Gael party ousted the ruling Fianna Fail amid Ireland’s continuing economic woes, Shatter has busied himself with increasing the numbers of Africans and Asians resident in Ireland.

    Shatter is aggressively promoting new measures to further increase non-European immigration, including making immigration easier for investors and entrepreneurs and their families. More ominously still, he is working industriously to replace existing Irish legislation on foreign immigration, including applications for asylum, with a bill that will, according to Shatter’s stated priorities for the current year, will “radically reform and modernize” Irish immigration law.

    As a member of the Irish legislature, Shatter defended Israel’s brutal 2009 invasion of Gaza. He opposed the “freedom flotillas” organized in 2010 and 2011 to breach the Israeli blockade of the already impoverished Gaza strip, although each of the aid expeditions included a ship from Ireland (although Shatter did a brief turnabout after Israeli commandos killed nine men aboard a ship in the first flotilla). He has opposed visas for members of organizations hostile to Israeli policies, and resoundingly condemned calls for the Irish to boycott performances in Israel as “cultural fascism.”

    As noted, Alan Shatter is also Ireland’s minister of defence. In that role, he has announced that Ireland will continue to buy arms from Israel. As one of his critics has observed, “It is not unusual for a Defence Minister to be steeped in nationalism, but for the ‘nation’ in question to be a foreign state, and a rogue state at that, must be unprecedented.”

    A pro-immigration, pro-Israel “conservative.”

    Every Western country seems to have guys like this in positions of power.

  114. @fatmanscoop
    @JohnnyWalker123

    Don't forget Jonathan Portes - the Nu Labour Jewish economist who miraculously managed to calculate that all inward migration and settlement results in amazing communal benefit, all of the time. Absolute Jew con-artist and very influential during Nu Labour years. Still gets quoted.

    Replies: @JohnnyWalker123

    I forgot Peter Rachman.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Rachman

    Perec “Peter” Rachman (16 August 1919 – 29 November 1962) was a Polish-born landlord who operated in Notting Hill, London, England in the 1950s and early 1960s. He became notorious for his exploitation of his tenants, with the word “Rachmanism” entering the Oxford English Dictionary as a synonym for the exploitation and intimidation of tenants.

    His ethnic background might surprise you.

    Rachman was born in Lwów, Poland, in 1919, the son of a Jewish dentist.[2

    https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2019/12/23/the-real-meaning-of-rachmanism/

    The BBC reported that in order to extract maximum profit from his houses, Rachman would not hesitate to “Put in the schwartzers”—as those in the real estate world commonly termed the practice of letting their properties to black people, so that rent-controlled white tenants would feel they had little choice but to leave, enabling the landlords to let out their flats at a higher rate. Panorama reported that, if this didn’t work, Rachman would pay Caribbean immigrant tenants to play deafening music at all times of the day and night. The BBC also reported claims that Rachman hired black hoodlums to intimidate white tenants, or, conversely, white hoodlums to harass black tenants; and if these tactics failed, Rachman would employ thugs with Alsatian dogs to wrench doors off their hinges, remove roof tiles, and rip up floor boards in order to terrify those he wished to evict.

    The newspaper accounts made it clear that Rachman not only rented to prostitutes, but also welcomed “coloured” tenants, thereby ruining neighborhoods. Between 1948 and 1962, some 250,000 West Indians arrived in Britain from the Caribbean, and the most pressing problem facing them was housing. The Trinidadian writer, Samuel Selvon, who settled in London in 1950, constructed an entire novel, The Housing Lark (1965), around this vexing issue. Until the Race Relations Act of 1965, it was perfectly legal for landlords to stipulate, both in person and in written advertisements, that “No Coloureds” were permitted as tenants. And even if these prospective tenants were willing and able to pay ludicrously high rents, many landlords still preferred not to rent to black people. Rachman, however, saw no reason to discriminate against the newcomers. In the late nineteen-fifties, shortly before the Empire News merged with its more popular Sunday competitor, the News of the World, Rachman gave an interview to the soon-to-be defunct newspaper.

    “The government does nothing to house these West Indians when they come over here. Somebody must,” he said. “That’s why they come to me. I find coloured people good tenants… I take people as they come. Mind you, some white people do object to the coloured people when they move in. They don’t always like the way they play jazz records up to 1:00 AM and always loudly.”

    A “saviour.”

    “To the West Indian he was a saviour and people still have a lot of respect for him.”

  115. @res
    @Grace Jones

    Something is causing the differences seen here:
    https://www.cooperinstitute.org/2017/09/22/vitamin-d-levels-in-the-us-population-are-getting-a-little-better-15776

    https://www.cooperinstitute.org/vault/2440/web/images/Vitamin%20D%20Status%20of%203%20US%20Ethnic%20Groups%20-%20Fig%202.png

    Any idea what that would be if not skin pigmentation?

    One thing to consider:


    A limitation of this study was the relatively small sample size, especially in the dark-skinned group.
     
    Do you know of any other papers finding something similar? Because most references I see in a quick search seem to indicate the opposite.

    Replies: @ogunsiron

    Everything I’ve read on the subject suggests that dark skinned people living at high latitudes still suffer from very widespread vitamin D deficiency.
    It seems plausible that somalis in Sweden are hugely over represented among covid cases largely because they’re dark skinned people living at an extremely high latitude. Not much vitamin D being synthetized during the swedish winter for them.

  116. Anonymous[146] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anthony Aaron
    @LondonBob

    Sort of like here in the United States … but medical schools seem to be the gatekeepers for our supply of doctors here -- and they're doing a bang-up job, leaving those of US in the non-elite class having to deal with AA 'doctors' and 3d world 'doctors'.

    Replies: @Anonymous

    The AMA is a union, but one where the GOP supports and not attacks them. They keep the number of doctors down. That horsevulva ((Amy Tuteur)) tried denying this, but she is lying.

    The AMA needs sanding down. The four year bachelors degree, four year med school model should be ridiculed. There should be a different model and there should be a minimum drop out rate. The seat is not precious.

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