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Divisive dead-end

10 Feb 2011

Should the left 'defend multiculturalism'? James Turley looks at the reactions to David Cameron's weekend speech

French burqa ban has nothing to do with women's rights

22 Jul 2010

The left in France has shown itself lacking, argues Peter Manson. We oppose state bans, just as we oppose the enforced veiling of women

Integration and working class culture

13 May 2010

David Bates reviews Dave Renton's 'Colour blind? Race and migration in north-east England since 1945' University of Sunderland Press, 2008, pp286, £10.95

Multicultural burrowing strategy

03 Dec 2009

Mike Belbin reviews Kwame Kwei-Armah’s Seize the day Tricycle Theatre (ends December 19)

Multiculturalism and the working class

20 Mar 2008

BBC's White season promotes division, says James Turley

Multiculturalism: facing both ways

14 Dec 2006

Tony Blair's December 8 speech on multiculturalism shows that his government has no coherent programme to deal with the fact that the majority of British muslims oppose his wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and are in general deeply alienated. Jim Moody reports

New Tebbit test

07 Sep 2006

Mary Godwin reports on the crisis of multiculturalism - and why communists should have never supported it

Trouble on the beach

26 Jan 2006

A month after race riots in Sydney, Marcus Ström points to a crisis in official multiculturalism in Australia

Working class unity - not multiculturalism

27 Oct 2005

The rioting that broke out in the Lozells area of Birmingham over the weekend of October 22-23 offers a disturbing insight into the fragmented nature of many working class communities in this country - and the pathetically inadequate response of the left. Eddie Ford reports

Fighting for assimilation

15 Apr 2004

Are anti-racists automatically also multiculturalists? Eddie Ford thinks not