Our new report, co-authored by The Everyday Bigotry Project, analyses existing data to draw new conclusions about the state response to hate crime. The report chronicles the scale of the hate crime problem, and identifies how inadequate data management is preventing monitoring of hate crime and formation of effective counter-hate crime policy. The report also... Continue Reading →
“It’s just a flag. The chains aren’t slave chains. The chains represent the industrial heritage of the Black Country. The black is for the coal and the red is for the fire. It was designed by a 12-year-old schoolgirl, for goodness sake. It has absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with racism.” Sorry folks, but... Continue Reading →
What measures should policy-makers be considering? How might this change should a minority government collapse? What work should we be doing at the community level? What role should the media be playing? Is the increase in hate crime and bigotry related to the rise of the far-right?
It’s taken a van plowing through a crowd of Muslim worshippers for us to recognise white-national extremism as a form of terror. In this particular case – there could be no denying it; the method of attack was just too similar to London Bridge and Westminster. But despite the blatant nature and motive of this... Continue Reading →