This post reproduces a short think-piece co-written with my friend and colleague Arshad Isakjee. We were asked to write it following discussions about the establishment of a set of ‘shared values’ with some of those leading the ‘People’ strand of Birmingham City Council’s Social Inclusion Process. As part of this, we submitted it to the Process earlier today.
In pursuit of shared values: a worthy endeavour or waste of time?
What are ‘values’?
Following an interview with Deutsche Welle’s journalist Tamsin Benn, my comments have been included in an article published on their website. The article is reproduced below although you can click here to see the original:
Racial inequality still rife across Western world
The UN day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has been on the global calendar for 35 years, but experts say there’s a long way to go before it becomes redundant. Not least due to a rise in Islamophobia.