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    (Original post by AperfectBalance)
    It is not anymore, there are a lot of things that blacks can get that we cannot
    Like what?
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    (Original post by _icecream)
    Like what?
    Many people don't take a black person abusing a white person any way near as seriously as white on black racism. or getting into unis in America can be easier if you are black to meet "quotas"
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    (Original post by Nameless Ghoul)
    Because people are racist they cannot be underprivileged? What you're saying is irrelevant.
    Y need to work on your comprehension and reading skills babe xx
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    For those that think it is, there's a website that you should check out
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    (Original post by fudgecake22)
    Y need to work on your comprehension and reading skills babe xx
    No doubt.
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    (Original post by fudgecake22)
    Y need to work on your comprehension and reading skills babe xx
    Regarding lower-class white chavs...

    Having poor access to education, a familial environment that's based around benefits and interim periods of precarious employment, and few role models to raise your expectations about your life, all reduce the amount of "privilege" you possess. These people may, in turn, be antisocial, racist *****, but that empowerment only comes from a skewed perception of their racial superiority, and, for them at least, doesn't translate into actual socioeconomic privilege.
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    (Original post by JohnGreek)
    Regarding lower-class white chavs...

    Having poor access to education, a familial environment that's based around benefits and interim periods of precarious employment, and few role models to raise your expectations about your life, all reduce the amount of "privilege" you possess. These people may, in turn, be antisocial, racist *****, but that empowerment only comes from a skewed perception of their racial superiority, and, for them at least, doesn't translate into actual socioeconomic privilege.
    True that, I've experienced racism mainly from the chavy type of people
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    No. There is certainly a class divide, but there is no divide made on racial grounds in the UK.

    You could argue it exists in the US, but it certainly does not in the UK.

    It's probably more of an advantage in certain Arab states, where white immigrants are well treated but those from other ethnicities are treated like dirt unless they are rich.
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    (Original post by JohnGreek)
    Regarding lower-class white chavs...

    Having poor access to education, a familial environment that's based around benefits and interim periods of precarious employment, and few role models to raise your expectations about your life, all reduce the amount of "privilege" you possess. These people may, in turn, be antisocial, racist *****, but that empowerment only comes from a skewed perception of their racial superiority, and, for them at least, doesn't translate into actual socioeconomic privilege.
    What do you think government should do to address the problems for underprivileged white people?

    Do you think the state should do more to help them? Should this be in the form of better access to housing, higher benefits, subsidised education? Government-funded job schemes?

    Or should it be left to the free market, if we reduced taxes for higher earners then the wealth would trickle down to poorer white people and help them out of poverty?
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    (Original post by JohnGreek)
    Regarding lower-class white chavs...

    Having poor access to education, a familial environment that's based around benefits and interim periods of precarious employment, and few role models to raise your expectations about your life, all reduce the amount of "privilege" you possess. These people may, in turn, be antisocial, racist *****, but that empowerment only comes from a skewed perception of their racial superiority, and, for them at least, doesn't translate into actual socioeconomic privilege.
    Yes.. . But then you get the middle class whites who laugh at their own kind. Is that situation not the same for immigrant/ethnic minority kids/people. Being white is one step ahead privelaged . I mean being English
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    (Original post by _icecream)
    True that, I've experienced racism mainly from the chavy type of people
    Someone's being a member of the "precariat", the lowest class, does not automatically imbue them with "chav" characteristics.

    And while it might be hard to stomach the thought that the people affecting the privilege of others are themselves underprivileged, it is something you have to separate from the discussion. Just because someone with HIV spreads HIV does not mean that that someone does not have HIV. In fact, the reason they're spreading HIV is because they have HIV!
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    (Original post by _icecream)
    True that, I've experienced racism mainly from the chavy type of people
    Thats because they're dumb enough to do it openly. Lack of education and manners.
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    (Original post by MagicNMedicine)
    What do you think government should do to address the problems for underprivileged white people?

    Do you think the state should do more to help them? Should this be in the form of better access to housing, higher benefits, subsidised education? Government-funded job schemes?

    Or should it be left to the free market, if we reduced taxes for higher earners then the wealth would trickle down to poorer white people and help them out of poverty?
    It is always white people. Everything about them. Immigrants and minorities owe the world to them
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    Stupid site all I can say for your defence
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    If anything it's the other way around. POC are the privileged ones. I've experienced a lot of racism from POC who are under the illusion that you can't be racist to a white person or that they can't be racist because they're POC. What's more sickening is the fact that they get away with it because they're POC, whereas if I ever stick up for myself I'm automatically a racist.

    These fascist movements like feminism and BLM are what's causing it all. ALL lives matter, not just women or POC. Nowadays if you're white you're automatically a bigot. Worse still is that they accuse us of having 'privilege' as an excuse to be racist towards us.
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    (Original post by tengentoppa)
    No. There is certainly a class divide, but there is no divide made on racial grounds in the UK.

    You could argue it exists in the US, but it certainly does not in the UK.

    It's probably more of an advantage in certain Arab states, where white immigrants are well treated but those from other ethnicities are treated like dirt unless they are rich.
    Lol the Arabs are scared they'll give them a bad reputation, but the white people always promote the oppressed stereotypes of Muslim countries. Individuals are racist and nicer to their own race.
 
 
 
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