All In Britain Posts

April 15, 2022 / / Education

This article is dedicated to late Professor BM Mayosi.

At South African tertiary institutions, all employees – both black and white – lived in terror of it.

It was (and still is) at the very least a career limiting indictment and, at worst, it could mean public disgrace or suicide. This fear is the fear of being (falsely) accused of racism or being associated with any form of white supremacy.

February 1, 2022 / / Education

An academic’s view on why the UCU is wrong to use ‘pay gaps’ to justify strike action I will not be participating in the forthcoming university strikes and am not a member of the University and College Union (UCU) which is organising them. However, I see that one of the…

December 27, 2021 / / Culture

For some among us, there comes a time when we realise our teenage convictions were somewhat misguided. We discover that our parents’ dusty beliefs are not so terribly ill-conceived, having a much sharper understanding of the modern world than we had previously imagined. Luckiest are we who grasp this while still young, before our parents’ departure.

December 24, 2021 / / Culture

Anyone who has read me knows full well that I can’t bear the identitarian politics bandwagon and increasingly I’ve been arguing this is a middle class issue. This is a personal monologue and will need refining over time but for the time being this is what I think it’s all…

September 27, 2021 / / Politics

The England manager is the best since Sir Alf Ramsey but his flirtation with identity politics is a problem and risks undermining his position. England manager Gareth Southgate has recently said there are not “enough” women working for him. His comments were made at the Royal Television Society’s Cambridge Convention…

April 4, 2021 / / Health

Medical research seldom shoulders the burden of such hope and faith as it does today. Widely considered to be our greatest asset in our current predicament, its success has relied on a noble attempt to recruit the brightest in society, regardless of background. To deviate from such a custom would,…

March 31, 2021 / / Education
March 3, 2021 / / Politics
January 12, 2021 / / Reviews

Review of Paul Embery, Despised: Why the Modern Left Loathes the Working Class, Cambridge: Polity Press, 2021 June 23rd 2016 marked a political earthquake in the UK as the country voted to leave the European Union despite the domestic and international establishments warning that such an outcome would be an…

November 28, 2020 / / Culture