Category: racism

Agrarian Populism

Farmers’ protests are being embraced by the far right. The precedents are chilling.

Hard Landing

A self-perpetuating political spiral is blocking the easier ways of preventing environmental collapse.

Don’t Move, Don’t Stop

The Police Bill would criminalise an entire minority: it’s as if nothing has been learnt from the 20th Century.


The government has gone to extreme lengths to close our borders to refugees and people seeking work, yet has left them wide open to Covid-19.

Population Panic

The obsession with the birthrates of the poor has a grim history, and is used by the rich to transfer blame.

Lying In State

History, as the government tells it, is one long lie, airbrushing a host of atrocities.

Performative Oppression

The government proposes the cultural cleansing of the Romani and Traveller life from Britain.

Screened Out

For some of those immersed in virtual worlds, everything loses its meaning – even racism and fascism.

China Syndrome

We should stop recycling the old “Yellow Peril” myth. The people most hostile to action on climate change are American and British, not Chinese.

Adventure playground

Africans have good reason to be suspicious of British involvement in their affairs

Acceptable Hatred

Beneath the enduring hostility to Gypsies lies an ancient envy of the nomadic life

Race War

Racial profiling threatens to widen the conflict for which Bush and Blair are preparing.