Racial hierarchy and migration in Britain | Windrush 70th Anniversary series

Gurminder K. Bhambra illustrates historical differences in the treatment of white migrants and non-white citizens to the UK in the fourth article of a series curated for Windrush Day by Kiri Kankhwende Read More

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How much hostility is enough? | Windrush 70th Anniversary series

Satbir Singh discusses how the Windrush scandal is symptomatic of an inaccessible immigration system in the first article of a series curated for Windrush Day by Kiri Kankhwende Read More

Theresa, Trump and a Culture of Demonisation

by Maya Goodfellow  When narratives form around politicians, they tend to be difficult to unpick. Over the weekend the carefully constructed image of Theresa May as a sensibly “cautious” prime minister was deployed by Tory MP Nadhim Zahawi and right-wing paper The Sun to explain her calculated silence over – and then limp criticism of –… Read More

When will Theresa May Stop Shadow Boxing and Get Down to Business?

by Kiri Kankhwende  Yesterday’s Supreme Court judgement was the latest instalment in Britain’s inch towards Brexit, but if feels like the campaign is never-ending. Even as Leave campaign promises (£350 million for the NHS) and guarantees (staying in the single market) evaporate in thin air, Brexit needs an enemy to maintain momentum. And time and… Read More

Forget Labour’s List – There’s a Tally of Government Incompetence to Keep Track Of

by Kiri Kankhwende    You’ve probably heard all about Labour’s list, leaked to the Times, which ranks party MPs on a spectrum of supportive to hostile. On the face of it, it’s easy to understand why, even when you’ve won a resounding mandate from party members but a group of MPs seem hell-bent on undermining… Read More