The frenzied obsession with veils and all things Islamic looks like a distraction from facing up to some home truths about our society.
British women who wear the niqab have more in common with hoodies than with Islamic tradition.
The UK government’s proposed restrictions on immigration from the new EU states are motivated by mean-spirited NIMBYism.
The UK government’s plan to monitor the number of black and Asian people employed by private companies is an affront to meritocracy, universalism and genuine equality.
Last night's BBC documentary The Boys Who Killed Stephen Lawrence showed that this tragic murder has been turned into a morality tale about the oafishness of the white working classes.
Must-reads from the past week
A survey of British Hindus reveals the extent to which multiculturalism fosters division and grievance.
On the European controversy about those Danish cartoons.
The spat between the West and Iran highlights the dangers of making up foreign policy as you go along.
The chair of the Commission for Racial Equality might worry about racial segregation in Britain's cities, but his proposed solutions will only push people further apart.
What the responses to the killing of Anthony Walker in Liverpool and the failed bombings in London reveal about contemporary Britain.