The rich world has got used to health and longevity getting better, and death rates falling — for everyone. But over the past few years data has been accumulating which suggests that this trend has stopped for poorly educated, white Americans. And for one group in particular - middle-aged women — death rates are going up. Certainly, life is tough for many low-income American families. Are the conditions of working class life in America killing white women?
MP cancels his BBC licence over women and white privilege podcast
A BBC podcast discussing white privilege and the concept of "Karens" sparked fierce debate after one contributor said some women should "get out of the way". Would not be acceptable the other way around! Bullying is never progressive. BBC Sounds' official Twitter account later removed the contentious snippet of the three women's discussion. A BBC spokesperson told the Standard: "These comments were not part of the podcast and featured only in a short social media clip. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Food for London.
By Danyal Hussain For Mailonline. The BBC is at the centre of a racism storm this evening after airing a podcast where a presenter asked: 'How can white women not be Karens? In a Twitter preview for the latest episode, presenter Sadia Azmat asked: 'How can white women not be Karens? The term 'Karen' is an increasingly popular reference to a middle-aged white woman who displays bigoted or racist behaviour.
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