This week, the front page of the Daily Mail exclaimed “Oxford students plan to chop off the Queen’s wrath.” In fact, a group of graduate students voted to remove the Queen’s portrait in a common room at Oxford University because the portrait is related to British colonial history.
Whether it’s the interior decoration of the student common room or athletes kneeling to support Black Lives Matter, when you listen to this podcast, new anger keeps emerging.
How did we get here? Why do these debates occupy so much media space during the pandemic? How should progressives respond?
The weekly economics podcast is back. In the first episode of the new series, Ayeisha joins in with Hanna Thomas Uose, the principal consultant of Align and David Wearing, the senior teaching researcher of SOAS, and the associate lecturer of Birkbeck.
- reading report “Divide and conquer: how to ‘The culture war is a reactionary backlash that aims to distract us and how to deal with it”, NEON and Align
- For similar topics, Listen back A weekly economics podcast on the future of conservatism
- Watch Akala discusses crimes with knives on GMB
- Read the Parek report Multi-ethnic Council for the Future of the United Kingdom
- Take a copy of David’s book “Anglo-Arab: Why Gulf wealth is important to the UK”