prejudice

Too plain or too pretty — are we still prejudiced against professional women?

7 March 2020 9:00 am

In Ladies Can’t Climb Ladders, the social historian Jane Robinson — whose previous books include histories of suffragettes and bluestockings…

The Empress Marie-Louise of Austria giving birth to the King of Rome in 1811

How apartheid poisoned the world

15 December 2018 9:00 am

Around 1970 I was labelled ‘Public Enemy No. 1’ by white South Africa’s newspapers for leading militant anti-apartheid protests which…

Life is tough at the bottom of the equality heap

18 November 2017 9:00 am

The incident I am about to recount I make no judgment about, other than that I believe it tells us…

Tales out of school

7 October 2017 9:00 am

In 1952, the five-year-old Michael Rosen and his brother were taken on holiday along the Thames by their communist parents.…

Tell Mama and the battle for the future of British Islam

7 March 2015 9:00 am

Is there a future for a moderate activist group fighting anti-Muslim prejudice?

The misguided bid to turn Alan Turing into an Asperger’s martyr

10 January 2015 9:00 am

When I first heard the story of Alan Turing in my late teens I made what must be quite a…

The soundtracked novel that won’t sit still

5 July 2014 9:00 am

The Emperor Waltz is long enough at 600 pages to be divided, in the old-fashioned way, into nine ‘books’. Each…

Rod Liddle reminds me of old women moaning on the bus

31 May 2014 9:00 am

Books by bellicose columnists with the initials R.L. are like buses — none comes along for ages, then two come…