The Oxford admissions row – and why the focus of the Hard Left on outcomes rather than opportunities is an offence to social justice.
Posts Tagged: Racism
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.
The Shadow Equalities Minister alleges that the task force the Prime Minister has put together to deal with Windrush cases is inadequate.
Berger on anti-semitism: “People have accused me of having two masters…that I am Tel Aviv’s servant…a paid-up Israeli operative.”
We reproduce the Labour MP’s full speech from yesterday’s Commons debate on the issue, in which she called on her party to expel Livingstone.
WATCH: Javid on antisemitism – “We cannot ignore the particular concern with elements within the Labour Party”
“Nor can we ignore the fact that this increasing concern has correlated with the current Leader of the Opposition, and the activists that have come with him.”
Dorian Bartley, whose day job involves working alongside police to “reduce crime”, also shared conspiracy theories about terrorist attacks in the UK and US.
WATCH: “This is the year 2018. British Jews feel the need to protest against antisemitism…in a party on the frontline of British politics”
ConservativeHome’s Mark Wallace argues Corbyn’s Labour opponents were wrong to allow him the excuse of being “a decent man” who was simply misguided.
The Labour leader could have spent his career choosing to challenge anti-semitism among his allies. Instead, he has got used to overlooking it.
Binita Mehta-Parmar: The divisive and intolerant messages used on a Tory leaflet in Havering harm our society and our Party
Such messages have more in common with the race controversies of 50 years ago than with the modern Conservative Party.
From housing to university access, from the criminal justice system to the House of Commons, ethnic minority communities desire and deserve a fairer deal.
Labour’s recent track record is eye-wateringly poor, but is clearly not enough to endear minority voters to the Conservatives.
When these terms are misused as catch-all boo-words, they lose their meaning and their essential value.
David Goodhart and Richard Norrie: Indiscriminate on discrimation. Two recent reports that must not lead Ministers astray.
David Lammy and the Social Mobility Commission both made a big splash on the basis of weak evidence and flawed assumptions.
Alex Morton: Identity politics is wrong – and bad for Tories, too. So if May is staking a revival on it, her difficulties will deepen.
The idea that all groups should have the same outcomes is just an update of the old socialist idea of equality of outcome – ignoring the choices that individuals make.
Of course it is not sufficient to condemn violent racism, like that in Charlottesville, because it is unkind. But history teaches us that we must watch for signs of a loss of empathy for others.