I’m haunted by how media propagation of tribalism in Rwanda helped to desensitise people – and was followed by genocide.
Posts Tagged: Racism
Darren Grimes: Today, it’s Conservatives who are the real rebels – against woke conformity and the cancel culture
The more of us that come out of the closet – the political one – the more tolerant and reflective our culture will become.
David Lidington: My friend David Gauke is wrong. Liberal Tories should still feel at home in the Conservative Party.
Our electoral success has rested in large measure on an ability and willingness to adapt to the realities of social and economic change.
As with Brexit, the fundamentals of the Tory position are much stronger than they may seem to be.
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.
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.
Promises regarding an inquiry into Islamophobia have come to nought and so we continue to find ourselves unable to respond to criticism with a clear name.
Some of those loudest in denouncing a young Downing Street adviser, seem unaware of the views of their intellectual heroes.
I couldn’t believe that Susan had lived through so much – but felt that she had no choice to protest against the same hatred over 70 years later.
Unfit for office. But worse even than Corbyn are Labour’s moderates – who are willing to put his anti-Jewish racism into power.
Most voters will have what to them are more pressing reasons to reject Corbyn than anti-semitism. But none expose more fully why he must be stopped.
“I’m deeply saddened” to hear of the Jewish community’s concerns about the Labour Party, the Shadow Chancellor says.
The pleasures of moral condemnation could distract the PM’s critics from replying to his arguments.
Here is a Leader of the Opposition who cannot see an open goal without tapping the ball gently in the wrong direction.