“We need to recognise that slavery was an accepted institution from the ancient period up unti the modern.”
Positive ideas of empire which in recent decades almost no one dared to express are emerging once more into public discourse.
“Over time the nakedness of the Woke emperor is going to be exposed:” demands for compensation have seldom proved wise.
Galloway is furthering a dangerous communalism – by dragging conflicts overseas towards the centre of domestic political discourse.
If the BBC wants to balance its coverage of the culture war, it should commission this Oxford ethicist to tell the truth about Britain’s past.
Clashes over Black Lives Matter or Extinction Rebellion are noisy, nasty – and, by definition, impossible for Johnson to keep out of.