It is damaged beyond repair by poor definitions, confusion and misuse. The term harms Muslims.
Posts Tagged: Racism
Both the Leader of the Opposition and the Speaker of the House set a sorry example to the nation yesterday.
The Labour leader then refuses to comment on his experience of being accused of racism by Margaret Hodge.
Four factors are bringing the debate to a head – but there is precious little sign that the forces of decency will defeat their Corbynite opponents.
McCain knew that politics should be a fierce contest, restrained by respect for civilians and one’s enemies.
The Labour leader’s newly-revealed comments have crossed a line. The question is what will Labour MPs – and voters – do about it?
Joshua McMullan: To effectively fight antisemitism, the Conservative Party must address its own troubled history on race relations
The sooner we deal with our Party’s past, however difficult, the easier it will be to drive out the hatred emerging on the Left today.
A party capable of indulging such poisonous conduct is capable of much else besides – and they could yet enter government.
The excuses have become dully predictable – we cannot allow this hatred itself to become a dully predictable party of everyday life, too.
The phrase tends to get thrown around as if it means something undeniably and wholly positive, but it’s more complicated than that.
Our Executive Editor notes that while Opposition MPs continue to criticise the failings of their Party, they still haven’t actually done anything about it.
I personally don’t care if someone burns a copy of the Quran, provided they bought it and do so without creating a fire or smoke hazard. But it is illegal in the UK.
Even the liberal commentators are having to acknowledge that post-Brexit the country has become more welcoming to migration, not less.
The Oxford admissions row – and why the focus of the Hard Left on outcomes rather than opportunities is an offence to social justice.
Exclusive: Labour council candidate attacks #EnoughIsEnough protests as “Tories after jewish money” and not “real Jews”
Themba Msika, who fought a recent by-election for Labour, also claimed concerns about anti-semitism were “smears” intended to influence the local elections.