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Kevin Courtney, general secretary of the national union of teachers, said he believed teachers had a duty to join the movement to oppose Trump.
“We are already getting reports of an atmosphere of fear among some children in schools,” Courtney said. “If you are a Muslim kid in a school in the U.K. it’s a worrying time with muslims banned from a country with a president who is so unpredictable.
“It seems to me that Trump not an ordinary bad politician with bad policies on immigration. It seems to me that his policies are not essentially foolish, instead they are aimed at encouraging division.
“To me it feels like we are in a … goodness we all hope this is wrong … but I feel like we are at a moment that could turn out to be a 1930s moment. We have to speak up for love and inclusion against the policies of ignorance.”
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