Two years ago he was an outcast whom people wanted banned from the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards. In an interview, he had said: "There are only three things that need to be accomplished before the devil comes home: one of them is homosexuality being legal in countries, one of them is abortion and the other one's paedophilia." Then he claimed that, "Zionist, Jewish people... own all the banks, all the papers, all the TV stations". … [Read more...] about Tyson Fury in the right place to bring a career of extremes full circle
All the wrong places
They needed to treat complaints as opportunities to engage with customers, she said, and to communicate clearly. "Especially with regard to disclosure of important terms and conditions. The base assumption should not be caveat emptor if you can't or don't navigate the legalese because nobody can or does." … [Read more...] about Ombudsman lays out five things that NZ banks are doing wrong
"And our challenge is that it's not happening. Our challenge is, in fact, that I think it's underreported. And it's difficult to tell how much underreporting takes place, but I know, from talking to domestic violence services, that people will go to them and haven't reported it to police. … [Read more...] about Domestic violence shouldn’t be a culture war. Can’t we all agree killing women and children is wrong?
There’s one more reason Democrats went after Bloomberg rather than Bernie. Yes, both of them have been career non-Democrats. But there’s not much question Sanders fits more comfortably into the folkways and mores of today’s Democratic Party than does the billionaire. If he conquers the party, some of his supporters won’t be happy unless there’s a good vicious purge and some unseemly gloating. But still, rank-and-file Democrats like him (as Peter Beinart pointed out recently), and in part it’s because there’s hardly been a Democratic event for the last 40 years where people like Bernie and his loyal troops weren’t present. He owns a ticket to the trust of Democrats that Bloomberg can only buy. And for all the jitters about Sanders as a nominee (many of which I share), selling that trust to Bloomberg might very well break the hearts of Democrats forced to hire an ex-Republican billionaire to take on his fellow crude-talking tycoon. … [Read more...] about No, Democrats Didn’t ‘Go After the Wrong Guy’ in Las Vegas
“it is not banned on Twitter, but from the point of view of marketing, similar campaigns usually shatter the network because the users are continually forming one and the same content, posting and discussing the same very information under the same hashtag promoted through false accounts.” … [Read more...] about Trading Places: Anti-Twitter Erdogan Now Accuses the Network of Censorship