racism

Is Black Lives Matter a ‘political movement’?
Colin Kazim-Richards of Derby County raises his right fist as other players take the knee ahead of the match against Milwall
In Brief

Is Black Lives Matter a ‘political movement’?

UK minister says BLM is ‘different to what most of us believe in’ as row about booing football fans intensifies
7 Dec 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘prepare for an even more deadly pandemic’
South Central Ambulance Services move an elderly patient from hospital to a care home.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘prepare for an even more deadly pandemic’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 28 October
28 Oct 2020
White privilege theory damaging working-class boys, MPs told
150624-childpoverty.jpg
In Brief

White privilege theory damaging working-class boys, MPs told

Academic’s claim that concept is ‘completely nonsensical’ triggers online row
14 Oct 2020
Conservative MPs to ‘refuse’ racial bias training
European Research Group
In Brief

Conservative MPs to ‘refuse’ racial bias training

Dozens of Tories to shun course designed to tackle racism as Commons authorities accused of ‘pandering to the woke agenda’
21 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: Hitachi ‘failed its nuclear test’
Hitachi Wales
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Hitachi ‘failed its nuclear test’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 18 September
18 Sep 2020
Discrimination in football: ‘shocking’ rise in abuse
Kick It Out was founded in 1993 to tackle racism in football but now covers all equality and exclusion issues
In Brief

Discrimination in football: ‘shocking’ rise in abuse

Latest Kick It Out data reveals a 42% increase in total reports
4 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: British quarantine rules ‘phoney nonsense’
Airport coronavirus
In Depth

Instant Opinion: British quarantine rules ‘phoney nonsense’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 27 August
27 Aug 2020

An open mind on the issues that matter

The Week magazine is simple and clever. Subscribe today and your first 6 issues are completely free.
Instant Opinion: ‘I still don't know why I was stopped’
gettyimages-1157668755.jpg
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘I still don't know why I was stopped’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 11 August
11 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Don’t write off’ Trump 2020 just yet
Trump
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Don’t write off’ Trump 2020 just yet

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 23 July
23 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: Labour can’t win by ‘pandering to right’
Keir Starmer
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Labour can’t win by ‘pandering to right’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 16 July
16 Jul 2020
Offender cops and racial bias: time to overhaul UK policing?
Police
In Depth

Offender cops and racial bias: time to overhaul UK policing?

Watchdog to investigate use of force against BAME groups as separate probe reveals criminal offenders in forces nationwide
10 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: up to women ‘to save Britain’s economy’
Rishi Sunak
In Depth

Instant Opinion: up to women ‘to save Britain’s economy’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 9 July
9 Jul 2020
Are we ‘unconsciously racist’ and what does it mean?
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
In Depth

Are we ‘unconsciously racist’ and what does it mean?

Prince Harry urges everyone to take steps to combat discrimination
7 Jul 2020
How racist is Britain today?
Black Lives Matter
In Depth

How racist is Britain today?

Two experts on what the government’s own figures tell us about discrimination in the UK
2 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: Long-Bailey shows ‘weakness of Corbynites’
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Long-Bailey shows ‘weakness of Corbynites’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 26 June
26 Jun 2020
White Lives Matter ‘misses the point’ of Black Lives Matter
white lives matter
In Depth

White Lives Matter ‘misses the point’ of Black Lives Matter

Phrase emblazoned on banner flown over Etihad Stadium ahead of clash between Burnley and Manchester City
23 Jun 2020
Why the FBI is investigating a spate of hangings
Noose
In Depth

Why the FBI is investigating a spate of hangings

Recent deaths of six African-American and Hispanic people spark fears of lynchings
22 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Racists think England is theirs’
racist
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Racists think England is theirs’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 15 June
15 Jun 2020
Should Britain topple slavery-linked statues?
The statue of Cecil Rhodes at Oriel College, Oxford
In Depth

Should Britain topple slavery-linked statues?

Cecil Rhodes and even William Gladstone may share Edward Colston’s fate
10 Jun 2020
Why Little Britain has been shelved over blackface backlash
Blackface
In Depth

Why Little Britain has been shelved over blackface backlash

BBC and Netflix ditch comedy over offensive characters
10 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Trump’s Tory cheerleaders ‘shame Britain’
Boris Johnson Donald Trump
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Trump’s Tory cheerleaders ‘shame Britain’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 10 June
10 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘no room for mistakes’ with Covid immunity
Underground train tube London
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘no room for mistakes’ with Covid immunity

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 5 June
5 Jun 2020
Police force facing inquiry over tasering of black men
police coronavirus
In Brief

Police force facing inquiry over tasering of black men

Investigation includes allegations black men were wrongly tasered by a ‘rogue officer’
29 May 2020
Race riots: what we know about the death of George Floyd
George Floyd
In Depth

Race riots: what we know about the death of George Floyd

Family demands justice for ‘murder’ of ‘gentle giant’ filmed being forcefully restrained by police
28 May 2020
Coronavirus: how the pandemic will change city life forever
London skyline
In Depth

Coronavirus: how the pandemic will change city life forever

Rural regions may be released from lockdown earlier than urban areas
7 May 2020
Windrush report: Home Office showed ‘institutional racism’
Demonstrators hold placards during a protest in support of the Windrush generation in Windrush Square, Brixton
In Brief

Windrush report: Home Office showed ‘institutional racism’

Long-awaited report prompts official apology from Home Secretary Priti Patel
20 Mar 2020
Met officer arrested on suspicion of far-right links
Scotland Yard
In Brief

Met officer arrested on suspicion of far-right links

Counterterrorism officers raid home in north London amid concerns about racism within the force
6 Mar 2020
Instant Opinion: to beat coronavirus we must ‘go medieval’
coronavirus London
In Depth

Instant Opinion: to beat coronavirus we must ‘go medieval’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 28 February
28 Feb 2020
What is institutional racism?
Stephen Lawrence
In Depth

What is institutional racism?

Accusation leveled at Home Office in draft Windrush report
21 Feb 2020
Home Office ‘institutionally racist’ said Windrush report
Demonstrators hold placards during a protest in support of the Windrush generation in Windrush Square, Brixton
In Brief

Home Office ‘institutionally racist’ said Windrush report

The official review has been repeatedly delayed
21 Feb 2020
One in four NHS staff ‘bullied, harassed or abused’
NHS staff
In Brief

One in four NHS staff ‘bullied, harassed or abused’

Survey finds also 40% have felt unwell due to stress at work
19 Feb 2020
Anger over Andrew Sabisky's controversial views grows
The door of number 10 Downing Street
In Brief

Anger over Andrew Sabisky's controversial views grows

Anger as official spokesman refuses to distance Boris Johnson from departed aide
18 Feb 2020
Archbishop labels Church ‘institutionally racist’
gettyimages-164228508_cropped.jpg
In Depth

Archbishop labels Church ‘institutionally racist’

Justin Welby says he is “ashamed of our history and our failure”
12 Feb 2020
Alastair Stewart quits over Twitter ‘errors of judgement’
Alastair Stewart
In Brief

Alastair Stewart quits over Twitter ‘errors of judgement’

Broadcaster speaks of ‘regret’ after using ‘angry ape’ Shakespeare quote in online row
30 Jan 2020
Free 6 issue trial then continue to