Thursday, August 11, 2011
Sick Britain, sick politics
This piece of mine appears in today's First Post.
Neil Clark: Entire urban communities have been sacrificed in the blind rush to ‘liberate the people’
Within hours of the first London riots breaking out, the debate was already being polarised, with left-wing commentators blaming Tory cuts, poverty and institutionalised racism, and right-wing observers slamming multiculturalism, poor parenting and 'community' policing.
In fact both the Left and Right must take equal responsibility for the social breakdown we are now witnessing. Or more precisely, the New Left and the New Right.
You can read the whole article here.