Swedish TV show openly Sinophobic
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It took hundreds of years and a heavy cost for humanity to agree on the viciousness and danger of racism, which has resulted in all kinds of tragedies, including genocide. And it doesn’t take long to translate risky beliefs into similar action.
That explains why racists are the common enemy of all sensible people throughout the world. The strong message of white supremacy, driven home by the coarselyproduced 90-second video tragedies, including genocide. Welcome And it to doesn’t Sweden takeatlongthe tobeginningtranslate ofriskythebeliefstalkshow,into similarlaidbareaction.how producers are miredThat inexplainstheirracistwhyracistsbeliefs. sensiblefruit peopleofsuchthroughoutsentiments. areThetheprogramcommonitselfenemyistheofbitter all the world. The strong message of white supremacy, driven home by the coarselyproduced 90-second video
at the beginning of the talk show, laid bare how producers are mired in their racist beliefs. The program itself is the bitter fruit of such sentiments.
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