Liberty have come under attack from various left-wing groups for working with the police. Sean McHale offers his defence of Liberty.
Liberty, the independent campaigns organisation which seeks to protect civil liberties and promote human rights for everyone has been under attack over recent months from a series of left-wing groups (including Fitwatch and Network for Police Monitoring) who hold Continue reading
By treating race and culture as synonymous, is David Starkey committing the same error as the Left? Sean McHale asks.
Similar to many forays into the tropes of politics and race, David Starkey’s incursion proved to be less successful – possibly for his career and certainly in terms of astute analysis.
His intentionally provocative elucidation that “whites have become black” was undoubtedly wide of the mark. He wasn’t off the mark as Owen Jones (Author of “Chavs”) accused him. (Jones accused Starkey of seeing “Black culture” Continue reading