Sneezes & Sinophobia

BY ANASTASIA CHOO I am British-born Chinese. I am the second-generation daughter of Hong Kong immigrants who came over to the UK in the 1960’s and set up a successful business. My sisters and I grew up in leafy Hertfordshire and attended state schools where we were subjected to the occasional joke but didn’t suffer too badly from racism as people took us for who … Continue reading Sneezes & Sinophobia

Libraries’ Descent to Marxism

BY JAMES BEMBRIDGE Sad to say that during my school years I never did have the chance to read 1984, nor its sister novel Animal Farm. My teacher opting instead to impose the illiterate, misandrist filth that is ‘The Colour Purple’ upon our impressionable eyes and tender ears – well, I say impressionable, there was a video circulating amongst the boys at that time of … Continue reading Libraries’ Descent to Marxism

Wacist!

BY FRANK HAVILAND Despite hogging the headlines for the past week, ITV’s dismissal of Alastair Stewart is a non-story. That Stewart was sacked for racism – sorry, an ‘error of judgement’ – hardly needs saying. We’ve been here before with tedious regularity. Stewart is merely the latest in a long line of white men, caught in possession of an unauthorised opinion. For Danny Baker it … Continue reading Wacist!

Let’s Groom the Young

BY JAMES BEMBRIDGE Every time the identity-obsessed and self-loathing views of our cultural betters at the BBC are proven not to be as well-shared as they thought – especially by the proletarians of the provinces – one imagines that a meeting takes place with the same denial and ostrichism displayed by Hitler in the film Downfall. Perhaps it goes down something like this… Deep in … Continue reading Let’s Groom the Young

UK Antisemitism Still Ubiquitous

BY JAMES BEMBRIDGE Far from ‘never again’, seventy years on from the Holocaust, a repeat of its horrors seems all too conceivable. Although Britain has pushed what is now one of Europe’s most racist and antisemitic parties into near insignificance, the question remains: for how many was opposing antisemitism a motivating factor? As its scars fade into the dermis of history, the fear is, so … Continue reading UK Antisemitism Still Ubiquitous

The Irishmen

BY BEN PENSANT Marvin Scorsese has made a fortune out of offending people. For fifty years he’s terrorised audiences with his abhorrent blend of racist sloganeering and blood-splattered exploitation, safe in the knowledge that his status as white Hollywood royalty insulates him from the consequences of his crimes. From The Godfather to The Wolf Of Wallsend, Scorsese’s films are crude celebrations of toxic masculinity, with … Continue reading The Irishmen