April 3, 2021


No 10 race report authors hit out at ‘deeply personal’ criticisms | Race

The authors of the government’s contentious racial disparity report have responded to the widespread criticism of its findings, saying “deeply personal attacks” by politicians and other public figures are “irresponsible and dangerous”.

The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities said its conclusions had been misrepresented, with some depicting them as “racism deniers, slavery apologists or worse”.

It cited a tweet from a Labour MP who posted a photo of a Ku Klux Klan member in response to a headline that said the commission found “no evidence of institutional racism” on Wednesday. Clive Lewis had captioned the image: “Move along. Nothing

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Impeachment trial: Political, but also deeply personal

In the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, senators are not only jurors, but witnesses. 

Each lawmaker who was in the Capitol on Jan. 6 has his or her own memories, many of which were brought back vividly by the rapid-fire succession of video clips shown during the trial this week. But most of them were evacuated so quickly that some only now are realizing the full scope of the siege and just how close the rioters got to them. 

For Democrats, the evidence overwhelmingly proves that Mr. Trump is guilty as charged of inciting an insurrection. Yet

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