Somewhere along the lines freedom of expression has been lost with anti racism.Doombar wrote:This abysmally stinks, last week a soldier was discharged based on attending an allegedly extremist meeting now this week a football club coach has been suspended based on this precedence employers up and down the country should sack everyone who participated for turning up. Irrespective of what the cause is because it's been hijacked by the right-wing and labelled a right-wing group whereas most of the people who turned up are not racist they work and have friends and family of different ethnic groups. They mix and have integrated with the very people they are accused of being racist too. Rant over!
Would rather live in a society where your right to speak your mind isn't persecuted than isn't even if I don't hold any particular reason to speak ill of other cultures and races.
Anyhow its a club decision I guess somewhere in his contract is a clause where he has to uphold values blah blah and associating with a group seen to be politically aligned with extreme views is not what they consider values. However it stinks because I could attend that march on a whim without knowing the situation and be accused of all sorts of ties. Unless he is an active member of the group I think its unfair if he turned up to observe. Might be some values for the group (non racist ones) he likes and he wanted to see. Just because I like the Green parties Environmental policy doesnt mean I will join them and sign up or even vote for them.
My rant is over.