Tag Archives: Stephen Lawrence

Politically correct McCarthyism

No one can seriously deny that our society is racist. I’m sure we all encounter it quite frequently. Twenty years ago, most people would have described much of it as banter. Not hateful. In bad taste, certainly, but nothing to be taken … Continue reading

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When the nation boils

“A mob is the scum that rises utmost when the nation boils.” John Dryden It’s surprising how quickly the thin veneer of civilisation we enjoy can be ripped away if we’re slow to defend it. A peaceful demonstration demanding justice … Continue reading

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