May 12, 2014

All Political Parties are Killing the NHS

  Read all about it! Chronic understaffing is putting lives at risk in the NHS. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence ( NICE) believes […]
May 12, 2014

Open Letter to Nigel Farage

Dear Nigel Farage, This open letter will infuriate you.  I know from personal experience how your temper flares and torches detractors. Do you remember the last […]
February 26, 2014

Planned Poverty in the UK

Poverty made in Britain On Friday evening On Iain Dale’s LBC programme, I was on with the urbane Nadhim Zahawi, Tory MP for Stratford-Upon-Avon, who claimed […]
February 26, 2014

War Mania

War Mania Yasmin Alibhai-Brown My dad Kassam, who looked like Jeremy Thorpe, didn’t eat much, but greedily consumed books on British politics and British wars.  He […]
January 10, 2014

Hating the Immigrant: A National Sport

Immigration Hatred Yasmin Alibhai-Brown  I want the BBC’s political editor Nick Robinson to look me in the eye and tell me that it was a big […]
July 10, 2013

Remembered and Forgotten Histories

  The government has just agreed to pay twenty million pounds to over five thousand Kenyans tortured under British rule during the Mau Mau uprising in […]
May 13, 2013

The Politically Correct, Rabid Right

The Politically Correct Rabid Right Yasmin Alibhai-Brown On the 30th of January 1978, the day my son was born, Margaret Thatcher charmingly told white TV viewers […]
April 16, 2013

Immigration and the Democratic Deficit

  During its holy festivities, this Christian country remembers its Saviour and his holy lessons. Mary and Joseph sought asylum, needed the kindness of strangers. Ever […]
February 19, 2013

Why Not a Palace Tax Too?

  Last week Ed Milliband audaciously promised a mansion tax on homes worth over two million pounds and was rightly praised. In the end though, he […]