Speaking for England

ON 2 SEPTEMBER 1939, LABOUR’S DEPUTY LEADER ARTHUR GREEN got to his feet in the Commons Chamber. He had been called upon to respond to Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain’s ambivalent speech on the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany. As he rose, a Conservative...

Review: Welcoming the Stranger

WITH THE UK GOVERNMENT’S New Plan for Immigration threatening to criminalise some asylum seekers and even those who try to help them, this book could hardly be more timely. In the UK today, the welcoming of strangers is a highly contentious issue. We might,...

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