Tokens & Heirlooms
Racism in 2020 doesn’t often look like it did in the past.
Neighbors & Citizens
If racism is present, is it something we are always able to see?
Why John Bull and Lady Liberty will never be lucky in love
The story of American women setting sail across the Atlantic to bag themselves an Englishman is nothing new.
Truth & Reconciliation: A South African View of the US Crisis
The USA is a democracy — with all the responsibilities that entails.
How political positioning trumps moral righteousness
Today's iconoclasts police our language and even our thoughts, says Dennis Sewell
Exorcising Demons
The debates over what to do will be excruciating. They are necessary.
Privilege: The uses and abuses
The idea that we are always and everywhere subject to exactly the same rules is patently false, says Robin Aitken
White Privilege is a Calling — To Understand What We Don’t
If you want to test the hypothesis, talk about white privilege.
Happy birthday, Prince Philip!
Prince Philip, described by The Queen as her "strength and stay", turns 99 today.
The Uncanny New Normal
The traumatic disruption of lockdown and the uncanny New Normal may not be all bad.
It is right that Colston is gone – but mobs are an enemy of justice
Angry mobs are an enemy to justice, but we do need organised deliberation on the appropriateness of statues, says Niall Gooch.
Literary Help Desk: Reading into the New Normal
Writer and editor Victoria Seed on how to read into the New Normal.
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