It is 20 years since the original radio series of Goodness Gracious Me aired. Over two decades, the UK media portrayal of Asians hasn’t used its success to evolve.
Press coverage of the referendum was designed to inflame xenophobia and our worst “Little England” instincts.
Nothing feels more artificial than doing live television, and last weekend was even stranger than usual.
The most successful Labour politicians of the last decades brought to politics not only a burning desire to improve the lot of the working classes but also an understanding of how free market economies work.
MPs hope that Jeremy Corbyn may yet resign, while Owen Smith is competing with Angela Eagle to be the candidate.
I thought times had changed, and was glad – then Orlando hit me like a smack in the face.
My week, from the moment Corbyn saw Cameron resign to the voters who went from fury to regret.
The novelist Paul Kingsnorth on Anglophobia, voting Leave and teaching his children to live off the land.
The Leave camp promised us all a unicorn and now claim they merely hinted at the possibility of a pony.
Plus: what Nietzsche knew, Douglas Carswell's curious tweets and why David Cameron is like an essay crisis.
To me, my “friend” lived on Facebook, and she died there.
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