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Posts Tagged: Black Lives Matter
Anand Menon: Our latest research finds that the Conservatives are divided on economics, but united on culture.
The Tories have an interest in a focus on values. Reports suggest that some in Downing Street are encouraging Johnson to launch a ‘war on woke’.
Neil O’Brien: The New Puritans want to tear down our liberal settlement. Here’s what they think – and why they must be resisted.
Countries need a balance of self-criticism and self-confidence. People are often called on to act for a greater good. But if Britain is shameful, why bother?
The combination of shutdown fever, furlough, Black Lives Matter, summer and the fledgling test and trace system don’t bode well.
Their leaders elevate race relations above what should be their core functions, such as enforcing the law impartially.
Graham Gudgin: To meet its infrastructure ambitions, the Government should spend more on capital investment
It should take advantage of the current macro-economic environment afforded by low borrowing costs, to provide stable – and sizeable – funding.
As with Brexit, the fundamentals of the Tory position are much stronger than they may seem to be.
Julie Newcombe: Hancock must aid the pandemic’s forgotten victims. The hundreds of autistic people detained in secure units.
Is the sequestering, incarceration and forgetting of these vulnerable children and young adults any better than in Georgian and Victorian times?
Sunder Katwala: Race and age. To older Britons, the pace of progress seems swift. To younger ones, frustratingly slow.
The framing of “facts versus feelings” won’t work for the liberal right on race any better than it has for the liberal left on immigration.
Profile: Black people in Britain, and whether this is an irretrievably racist or a wonderful country
It seems to me there is truth on both sides of this argument. The nuances to which Lammy refers get lost once combat is joined.
We need to be proactive, and champion those universal values that we all share. And BAME conservatives need to be articulating and leading it.
The ‘idiots’ who attacked statue of Churchill ‘deflect from the central message of Black Lives Matter’ campaign. he says.
The Chancellor talks about how he and his siblings were racially abused when they were young.
Flick Drummond: Putting new diverse statues near to those of old slavers. And other ways of sharing our journey.
The Mayor of London is wrong to seek to erase our common history rather than contribute to it in new ways.
WATCH: Starmer “can’t have it both ways” on schools, says PM as he’s quizzed on Black Lives Matter, education and Trump
“He still can’t work out whether he’s saying schools are not safe enough or whether we should be going back more quickly.”