- 7 Apr 2000
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He also goes on to say "..it's only 4%...".
The issue we see in government and some social & political commentators is the use of stats to downplay the issue and therefore leading to inaction. So, what I am talking about is it is too easy to fall into the trap of statistics as an excuse to do nothing. Those that want to maintain the status quo and avoid change, because change costs money and power, are very smart at manipulating and downplaying issues of inequality.
If it is only 4% coming from the UK that means 96% of us are not sending racist tweets. If you think many more are racist inside but don't show the traits I don't know how to help you with that.