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Mary Wakefield

Eritrean migrants face many dangers. Are we one of them?

It’s just not enough to parrot received opinions. If we care, we must ask questions

6 June 2015

9:00 AM

6 June 2015

9:00 AM

A few weeks ago someone very dear to me passed on a question about The Spectator, asked them by a friend. The friend, who I know and like, had read Douglas Murray’s recent report from Lampedusa about the poor Med-faring migrants, and her question was this: ‘Is everyone at The Spectator a racist?’

Some insults brush past without leaving a mark, others pierce the skin and sink in.

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