Affirmative action

Why ‘affirmative action’ doesn’t work

12 August 2023 9:00 am

This week’s truism: all top-down attempts at leftie social engineering end up causing rather more misery and injustice than the…

Asians are doing too well – they must be stopped

12 October 2019 9:00 am

Riddle: when is discrimination against a historically disadvantaged racial minority perfectly legal? Answer: when they do too well. The first…

If you want an argument against state-school-only Oxbridge colleges, just look at me

29 November 2014 9:00 am

I read with some interest the proposal for Oxford and Cambridge to set up state-school-only colleges in the Guardian this…