The membership of a new Government commission represents a significant evolution in the story of these issues in Britain – and within the Conservatives.
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.
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.
There are clear challenges to the idea that all whites are privileged. The Government’s report must stick to the facts.
The ‘idiots’ who attacked statue of Churchill ‘deflect from the central message of Black Lives Matter’ campaign. he says.
The Prime Minister is being urged to employ more women, but here is one who already makes it difficult for him to get away with sloppy thinking.
This would be the very definition of political corruption – using the party’s influence to intimidate a legally independent institution would be reprehensible.
The Prime Minister’s opponents are entirely within their rights to condemn his choice of words, but not to the useful lie that he’s breaking new ground.
Amidst verbal and actual violence, it is tempting to seek to shut down, say, Farage or Lammy altogether. But politics without anger would be impossible – and undesirable.
“They’re happy to use the phrase “Grand Wizard” – KKK is what it evokes to me, and the Deep South.”
While white boys are being saved in Glasgow, a new era of lawlessness has become rationalised in London – and will continue until our leaders come to their senses.
The Labour MP’s reasoning is that the DUP won’t “put Corbyn, who has been a long-term friend of Sinn Fein, into Number 10”.
The Oxford admissions row – and why the focus of the Hard Left on outcomes rather than opportunities is an offence to social justice.
It may be useful to ask how the Environment Secretary would handle problems confronting other Cabinet Ministers. Consider the case of knife and gun crime.
Plus: Erdogan, Putin and Rouhani meet at the Three Wise Monkeys Summit – hear no evil, see no evil…and evil. Guess which is which.