‘If the Tories win, it will be a sign of Brexit exhaustion’

Claire took part in a panel discussion for Al-Jazeera on who will win the general election. She noted that many people are prepared to hold their noses and vote for the Conservatives because they are tired of parliament blocking Brexit. But, she adds, this is a thoroughly unsatisfactory situation given that Boris Johnson’s negotiated Withdrawal … Read more

Al Jazeera: Is the UK still racist?

Claire debates writer Afua Hirsch on whether transcending racial identities is possible in the UK. According to journalist Afua Hirsch, “discussing race in contemporary Britain is still a radical act.” In her latest book, Brit(ish), Hirsch argues that the UK has failed to reckon with its colonial past and that conversations about race, ethnicity and diversity have been silenced. … Read more