Race and racism in (dis)United Kingdom

What you need to know:

  • The good news is that the number of people that have made racist comments is a small proportion of the total population, and that many more are fighting back.
  • If the last few weeks have shown us anything, it is that the failure to deal with issues of race and Britain’s place in the world is causing great harm both to the fabric of society and to the national interest.

Following the vote to leave the European Union, there has been a sudden upsurge in racist incidents in Britain. The wave of hate has taken many people by surprise, and has laid bare some of the tensions and divisions eating away at the heart of the United Kingdom.


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