3 February 2009

Yesterday’s anti-Zionism is today’s anti-Semitism

The head of the Community Security Trust responds to Frank Furedi’s essay on 21st-century anti-Jewish sentiment.

19 January 2009

After Gaza: what’s behind 21st-century anti-Semitism?

Anti-Israel sentiment is morphing into anti-Jewish sentiment, as more and more people project their disdain for the modern world on to ‘the Jew’.

12 December 2008

Twenty years on: internalising the fatwa

Kenan Malik discusses the multiculturalism, political conflict and liberal cowardice that defined the Rushdie Affair and its legacy.

4 July 2008

Why both sides are wrong in the race debate

In his new book, Kenan Malik slams those who are turning the divisive politics of identity into a natural feature of the human condition.

Boris Johnson: London’s new PC crusader

The mayor’s sacking of a political adviser over a ‘race phrase row’ shows that he has more in common with bossy Blairites than people think.

29 April 2008

Turn on, tune in, drop out

What’s with all the mythologising about Rock Against Racism? Those self-congratulatory concerts demobilised a generation.

14 March 2008

Escape white culture – put on the hijab!

The BBC’s White Girl was stuffed with prejudices about the scum of the earth (white working-class families) and the salt of the earth (Muslims).

The student doth protest too much

Teachers should not backslap a group of teenage girls who refused to sit an exam on Shakespeare in protest against his anti-Semitism.

8 August 2007

Who does Doreen Lawrence think she is?

We all empathise with the mother of Stephen Lawrence. But we don’t have to respect her views on race, policing, Boris or anything else.

6 August 2007

Hiroshima: the ‘White Man’s Bomb’ revisited

On the 62nd anniversary of Hiroshima, read Mick Hume's essay on how the dropping of the A-bomb was the final act of a bitter race war in the Pacific.