“It is a crisis caused and encouraged by the irrational behaviour of white people with blue eyes.”
The words of the president of Brazil explaining the global financial crisis.
Imagine the words of a European leader saying that a particular crisis was the fault of ” black people with dark eyes” ?
We had e-mails from you this morning urging us to look at this story and raising the issue of double standards. We had a look around.
Have a read of this blog from a white man in Jamaica.
We’ll talk about it later.