Liberals distract from real change in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd
Assata Shakur, from most-wanted list to left-wing icon
Trump’s vocal support for safety and security is resonating in the black community
Social media brings out the worst in us because the algorithm rewards us for being tribal, divisive and emotional
They took a knee, as it were, when what they should have done was throw themselves to the ground
George Floyd was a pretext, not a cause. The cause was destruction of our civilization
Identity politics functions as ‘Christianity without redemption’
There are more nuanced visions of race in the US
It’s in everyone’s interest to resist rudeness
The ‘controversy paradox’ behind Britain’s protests
‘We’re not tearing up our communities, we’re coming to the root of the problem, which is the government’
The Rayshard Brooks case is tragic but, legally, straightforward
Who is immune from retrospective condemnation?
We’re experiencing an unhealthy overcorrection in racial politics
What we need is practical change
We must be firm in our commitment to effect change, but do so without demonizing law enforcement
Who will support cops, when even the Trump administration blames them?
The fanciful scripting confirms the Times understands Britain as well as it does the United States
The City Council are defunding the police, to replace them with...who knows?
‘We can, and should, commit to police accountability without shredding the thin wall between civilization and chaos’
Can right and left meet on police reform?
Quite what happens after the police are abolished is less clear
The complete removal of a police force is exactly the kind of thing John Lennon (who was tragically shot dead in 1980) would have been behind
He’s giving a video message for the the family of George Floyd. He was more generous for his deceased racist Dixiecrat friend
It is worth giving abolitionists a hearing. It is also worth asking them questions, getting them to be specific and detailed about their stated goals