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Re: SPOTY 2019

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bluenosey wrote: 11 Feb 2022, 21:06
blahblah wrote: 11 Feb 2022, 19:41
Renton wrote: 11 Feb 2022, 19:38 1.4m Indians live in the UK.
An open goal tidily tucked away :lol:

Is it for a British Indian or all?

It is a little strange when the Brits have zapped the male\female divide.
And then Adele said how great it is to be a woman. Sort of confused the whole gender not gender thing totally.
Exactly....

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jimmy ching wrote: 11 Feb 2022, 14:47 Why are the BBC running a Indian sportswoman of the year? This seems like peak neo imperialism. What is happening? Us Frenchies are a little confused. Please can somebody explain the reason why they are doing this.
It's been going a few years and I think it's actually a great idea, showing a progressive society on the way up, unlike neighbouring Afghanistan, where most women in sport have probably been whipped or jailed.

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bluenosey wrote: 11 Feb 2022, 21:13
jimmy ching wrote: 11 Feb 2022, 14:47 Why are the BBC running a Indian sportswoman of the year? This seems like peak neo imperialism. What is happening? Us Frenchies are a little confused. Please can somebody explain the reason why they are doing this.
It's been going a few years and I think it's actually a great idea, showing a progressive society on the way up, unlike neighbouring Afghanistan, where most women in sport have probably been whipped or jailed.
I've seen women in charge of India and Pakistan but never the US or France.

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jimmy ching wrote: 12 Feb 2022, 09:20
bluenosey wrote: 11 Feb 2022, 21:13
jimmy ching wrote: 11 Feb 2022, 14:47 Why are the BBC running a Indian sportswoman of the year? This seems like peak neo imperialism. What is happening? Us Frenchies are a little confused. Please can somebody explain the reason why they are doing this.
It's been going a few years and I think it's actually a great idea, showing a progressive society on the way up, unlike neighbouring Afghanistan, where most women in sport have probably been whipped or jailed.
I've seen women in charge of India and Pakistan but never the US or France.
France rejecting the fascist woman candidate on a regular basis clearly shows they’re not very progressive :wink:

Kamala Harris was effectively acting president for 85 minutes while Biden underwent a medical procedure last year…

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Yes but she wasn’t elected (as leader).

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