Yasmin Alibhai Brown
Known for her sharp commentary on issues of politics, race and religion, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown won the George Orwell Prize for political journalism in 2002 and the Emma Award for Journalism in 2004. She is also a radio and television broadcaster and author of several books including the acclaimed 'The Settler's Cookbook: A Memoir of Migration', 'Love and Food' and 'Who Do We Think We Are? Imagining the New Britain'.
Ukip didn’t actually win very much, but we seem to have lost the will to take a stand against the xenophobes
25 May 2014 06:53 PM
Not all Ukip supporters are racist, but all of them support a party that attracts racists
18 May 2014 07:30 PM
People who flee to us for help end up being held and further brutalised in our country
Nigerian kidnapped schoolgirls: They are quiet, docile, passive. All in grey, dark grey and black, the colours of the clouds that block out the sun
12 May 2014 10:54 PM
Goodluck Jonathan was only stirred after protests spread around the world and Michelle Obama took up the cause
04 May 2014 07:25 PM
Clean speech and forced politeness has become an end in itself
04 May 2014 07:22 PM
In 2008 election Cameron promised that he would make ours the best, the most nurturing and the safest country in the world for children
27 April 2014 06:07 PM
I can’t forget that, not that long ago, he was notorious for his bedroom scores
Religion and politics don’t mix. Faith groups use the language of rights to undermine those rights. Britain needs disestablishment
27 April 2014 06:05 PM
Religions are demanding special rights, and emasculating equality
26 April 2014 12:00 AM
I read this book when it was first published in 2004. It was amusing, chatty, bursting with flavour and zesty as an energy drink, but, as a study, neither illuminating nor convincing. Fox is a leading anthropologist who seems to have decided that her subject is just too dreary and needs to lighten up. She metaphorically burnt her blue stockings, donned cocktail dresses and heels and wrote a populist, skittish tract. She has not sobered up in the new, updated edition.
24 April 2014 04:30 PM
20 April 2014 06:19 PM
This is a man absolutely of the establishment
Dresden riots: Protesters in Germany attack refugee buses shouting 'foreigners out'
France train shooting: US soldiers speak of the moment they stopped gunman and 'beat him until he was unconscious'
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
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- 2 Game of Thrones season 6: Jon Snow theorists believe the Stark may have a twin sister
- 3 Artist takes LSD, draws herself over different stages of the 9-hour trip to show its effects
- 4 A pint of water every day is the key to losing weight, scientists say
- 5 Russia 'accidentally reveals' number of its soldiers killed in eastern Ukraine