22 October 2006


Number of black soldiers who fought at Iwo Jima: 900.

Number of black soldiers in Clint Eastwood’s film version: 0.


Number of racist murders in Britain, 1995-2004: 58.

Number where the victim was white: 24.


Pay increase limit imposed on UK nurses: 1.5%.

This year’s pay rise for Cabinet Ministers: 2.8%.

(Guardian, UK parliament)

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