2 October 2017

The myth of playground racism

The obsession with racist kids is driven by class prejudice.

18 July 2016

Brexit: the myth of a racist surge

The denigration of the white working class is the real prejudice of our age.

20 March 2015

Things we should be able to say about race

The response to Trevor Phillips’ TV doc shows that the real prejudice today is against white UKIP voters.

18 October 2013

The not-so-strange affair of the Space Monkeys

The furore over some utterly inoffensive remarks by England manager Roy Hodgson shows the power of speech etiquette today.

28 May 2012

Exploding the myth of racist kids

Of course primary-school kids trade banter and insult each other. But that doesn’t mean they are racist.

25 October 2011

Who’s afraid of Basildon Man?

The Dale Farm clash allowed the commentariat to resuscitate their long-standing loathing for Essex men and women.

22 March 2011

It’s mostly anti-racists keeping racism alive

While race-relations experts fret about managing people, young people are embracing ‘superdiversity’.