The term commonly refers to a political voting bloc which emerged in the early s as a reaction to perceived injustices faced by white men in the face of affirmative action quotas in the workplace. Angry white men are characterized as having animosity toward young people, women or minorities, and liberalism in general. The rhetoric of the angry white man is not limited to the United States: it appeared during Australia's federal elections. These political parties were created as a reaction to the historic number of women elected to the House of Representatives. Senator Eric Abetz from the centre-right Liberal Party , arguing against Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act , said in that it was "passing strange" that the Australian Human Rights Commission does not seem to care about what he perceives as "racist terminology" such as angry white man, but does care if another color is used to describe someone.
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By Steven Fletcher For Dailymail. USA Today has fired its 'race and inclusion' editor for a tweet incorrectly blaming Monday's deadly Boulder shooting on 'an angry white man'. In the immediate aftermath of the shooting in Colorado, which claimed ten lives, Hemal Jhaveri tweeted: 'It's always an angry white man, always'. She had been agreeing to a tweet from Deadspin writer Emily Julia DiCaro who had posted : 'Extremely tired of people's lives depending on whether a white man with an AR is having a good day or not. Jhaveri hastily deleted her tweet when police revealed the shooter was actually Syrian-born Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa. Alissa, 21, had surrendered to law enforcement officials at the crime scene after he was wounded in an exchange of gunfire with police at the King Soopers grocery store. Hemal Jhaveri left has been fired after agreeing to a tweet by Deadspin writer Emily Julia DiCaro right blaming 'an angry white man' for the Boulder shooting.
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Please join StudyMode to read the full document. A man jury is sent to begin decisions on the first-degree murder trial of an year-old Latino accused of stabbing his father to death, where a guilty verdict means an automatic death sentence. The case appears to be open-and-shut: The defendant has a weak alibi; a knife he claimed to have lost is found at the murder scene; and several witnesses either heard screaming, saw the killing or the boy fleeing the scene.
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