Are schools really rife with racism as some commentators claim? DDU supporter Adrian Hart argues no.
After the appalling treatment of gender critical academic Professor Kathleen Stock, who this week resigned from her post at the University of Sussex following a sustained campaign to punish her for ‘wrong think’ on transgender issues, Eric Kaufman warns that a new age of authoritarianism has just begun
DDU supporter Khadija Khan writes for Areo about the double standards in our attitudes to violence against women of Muslim heritage. When we fail to address the harmful religious attitudes that lead to such abuse for fear of causing offence we are prioritising the protection of ideas, not people.
From self-censorship in France to a beautiful humanistic film about the resilience of people in post-earthquake Haiti by Ildi Tillmann, Carrie from the team at Don’t Divide Us offers a selection of news and culture items in this week’s newsletter. Read it, and watch it, here: From self-censorship in France to a beautiful humanistic film […]
Here’s Carrie with DDU news and a selection from the news this week – read our weekly newsletter here:
We reply to an open letter in the Guardian from education academics that criticises recent government pronouncements on the need for political neutrality and balanced presentation when dealing with political ideas.
Alka Sehgal Cuthbert picks three of this week’s news items and provides a critical DDU view. Macron, Islamism and Principles Macron’s recent speeches on the need for Muslims to be socially integrated, have provoked criticism and accusations of Islamaphobia. Turkey’s President Erdogan, has called for a boycott of French goods. Today, three more people have […]
Equalities Minister calls out critical race theory in education The Spectator: “The Problem With Critical Race Theory” Calvin Robinson on Twitter This week, educators at the DDU were delighted to hear Equalities Minister Kemi Badenoch speak out against the unbalanced teaching of critical race theory in schools. In a stirring statement, Badenoch reminded teachers of […]