Accusations that its messaging and tactics exclude working class and non-white people will have affected XR, which undoubtedly considers itself progressive.
As a passionate economic equality activist, I found myself unable to raise a glass in celebration of TV presenter Samira Ahmed’s successful equal pay claim against the BBC, a victory that will see her paid £3,000 per episode of Newswatch and that may win her nearly £700,000 in back pay.
Dario Kenner’s talk at Toynbee Hall on 9.7.19, served as a reminder that the solutions to our environmental woes lie more in challenging our economic elites than in persuading ordinary individuals to change their behaviour.
Martha Gill argued in the Observer on 23.6.19 that free speech isn’t under threat and that only bigots and boors are claiming it is. Ironically, Gill’s article uses two of the classic tools employed by political correctness zealots to stifle debate.
Professor Diane Reay explains how England’s education system merely reflects rather than remedies inequality and how it has always failed the working-class.
The relentless rise in house prices in Britain over the past several decades, says Hilber, has worsened levels of inequality by giving the children of long-term home owners access to large sums of capital and presenting the children of poor parents with house prices that are beyond their means.