Some notes and speculations about various topics. ||| Gegenwärtig - vorübergehend -
wohl eher eine Gedankensammlung als ein Naturwissenschaftsblog. Das Konzept eines "Naturwissenschaftsblogs" wird erst im kommenden Jahr (2018/2019) Umsetzung finden.
Mittwoch, 2. Januar 2013
"London is arguably the first great western capital city to pass this landmark..."
"A couple of weeks ago it was announced that London no longer contained a
majority from the UK’s main ethnic group, known in the demographers’ jargon as
the “White British”.
London is arguably the first great western capital city
to pass this landmark, though that depends on where you draw the boundaries
around Washington and on excluding Brussels as a special case because it is an
"[The] studied indifference of London’s political and media elite appears to be in
sharp contrast to the feelings of many of the white British people who live in
less salubrious parts of the city. For it is important to understand that the
proportion of white British Londoners fell so dramatically – from 60 per cent in
2001 to 44.9 per cent in 2011 – not only because of high levels of immigration
but also thanks to a mass exodus of white Britons."
"The "studied indifference of London's political and media elite" shouldn't
surprise anyone, since this is what they wanted all along, but without drawing
anyone's attention to it. So they're not going to draw anyone's attention to it