Do You Have “Good Character”?

I am a big fan of Dave Chappelle. He is one of the greatest comedians of our time and his observations on culture are among the most incisive there are. His stand-up special For What it's Worth is generally regarded as his magnum opus. This is my favourite part: Through comedy, Chappelle asks an important question:... Continue Reading →

Mamoudou Gassama, Citizenship And Language

The start of the week sees the birth of a new "superhero". Mamoudou Gassama, "The Spiderman of Paris", is a Malian "migrant" who climbed four stories of a high-rise to save a child dangling from the side of the building. He is being rightly lauded by all on Twitter, this being a typical response:... Continue Reading →

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