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Bullying

Why I regret whistle-blowing (And Maybe You Should Too)

Whistle-blowers are usually motivated by a sense of social justice. It can be an act of free speech. It can also destroy your life — something that almost happened to me. Before I go there, let me just point out the most startling example of this in recent times. That is none other than US whistle-blower, Edward … Continue reading »

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The ugly truth about racism in sports

After a week where racism raised its ugly head in football as Chelsea fans abused a man in the Paris Metro station, Mo Farah also added his own anecdote of discrimination.  The BBC Sport reported last Friday that Olympic champion Farah had hit out at Great Britain team-mate Andy Vernon after an implied racial slur from Vernon. … Continue reading »

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Bullying then and now

First off, I should admit, that I have just turned 50. I hate to admit that, but for the purpose of this blog, it’s necessary. Because I can relate, from the “then” side of this issue. I was bullied. It happens and if it is not addressed it can lead to violence and aggression. It’s a … Continue reading »

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