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Posts Tagged: ethnic minorities
Robin Hodgson: In 50 years, our population will have increased by over 50 per cent – not counting Hong Kongers. Is this sustainable?
Both the short and long term implications of this rise are baleful. Demography is destiny – and the Government should act.
It is not enough to tackle racism; we must take an evidence-led approach if we want to truly end racial inequality.
The troubled story of Conservative MPs, identity politics, fairness, looking like modern Britain – and a headache for Party managers.
Maria Miller: Death and rape threats, abuse, revenge porn. It’s time for Government to get tough with the social media giants.
The upcoming Online Harms Bill must be as effective as possible in tackling the scourge of online abuse.
Too often, we have viewed ethnic minorities through lumping everyone who is non-white into this crude category.
Historical reality is that there is no colour-bar on human wickedness and suffering, just as there is no colour-bar on human achievement.
David Skelton and Sam Bowman: Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth should be replaced with a Commonwealth hero
For too long the space has played host to ugly and vacuous ‘public art’. This is a much, much better use for it.
Sunder Katwala: Gandhi does not quite fit the bill of recognising ethnic minority Britons on our currency
He may have been one of the greatest figures to shape the 20th century, but a simplistic deification risks losing the complexity of the man.
Death is not a statistical data point, and the loss of life of a mother, a father, a child, and a key worker can never be filled.
The focus should be on greater prosperity for all – not on producing statistics to highlight ethnic differences.
Neil O’Brien: Why closing the marriage gap between rich and poor is a vital mission of social justice
My modest proposal is this: let’s do a major programme of controlled trials to test these ideas, and see what, if anything, makes a difference.
Raghib Ali: Systemic classism, not racism. Why the main factor in health and educational inequalities is deprivation, not race.
There is now no overall ‘white privilege’ in health or education or overall ‘BAME disadvantage’. These categories are outdated and unhelpful.
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?
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.