What politicians are missing about ‘online banter’

Carol Jones examines the recent controversy around cricketer Ollie Robinson’s tweets and what politicians reactions show that they don’t understand about online abuse.

‘Dowden’s comments subconsciously sets a standard for organisations across the country that they don’t have to take seriously complaints about racism or sexual harassment. And that is dangerous.’


Move over free markets, reducing inequality is back in vogue: why fairness is central to a Green Recovery Now, and the means to collective prosperity

Photo by Michelle Mendieta Mean. Guest Climate Columnist Oli Storey argues that fairness must lie at the heart of a green recovery from Covid-19. Time and time again human society has faced crises of existential order. In each instance people show themselves to be resilient, innovative, and resourceful. Individuals use these skills for a range Read More…