Sathnam SangheraSo depressing that this is still a thing. I was employed as a child labourer in a garment factory in the Midlands in the 80s that broke every rule and paid as little as 50p an hour. More than 40 years of exploitation, in Britain.
With their focus on the poor, the novels of Charles Dickens have ensured he is remembered for a commitment to social justice. But, according to a former Kent councillor, there is another side to the
Sathnam SangheraIdiocy. This kind of thing is going to galvanise the backlash against #BLM - will help depict activists as a cultural Taliban. Get back to talking about real injustice that hampers and curtails real lives.
The first black person to complete his studies at Eton was banned from the school in 1972.
Sathnam SangheraWhen I set a novel in 1960s/1970s Wolverhampton, I realised every other immigrant of my parents' generation has a story like this. Apologies count for something. Never thought I'd see Britain finally facing up to it. #blm
The draft report recommends better data collection about ethnicity and better protective equipment.
Sathnam SangheraA scandal that this report hasn't been published when BAME doctors and patients are dying at up to seven times the rate of general population.
BBC News - Coronavirus: Racism 'could play a part in BAME Covid deaths'
Here’s a mystery, a parable really for bigger things. Do you remember the government’s Joint Biosecurity Centre (JBC), trumpeted almost a month ago? News stories can flare and die but this one did
Sathnam Sanghera"He never had any judgment or strategic vision. His powers of concentration have always been weak. There never was a golden age of Boris Johnson.... Mr Johnson was only ever a shallow opportunist and entertaining columnist with a minor talent to amuse"🔥
My last significant social engagement before the coronavirus lockdown was a school reunion dinner. For the first time since I left Wolverhampton Grammar School 25 years ago, initially for a grim
Sathnam SangheraTo the "didn't happen" crowd: the doctor's name was Dr Amged El-Hawrani - one of the first frontline doctors to die of the virus. He features in my piece. Remember him. He dedicated his life to saving people, even morons like you.
Despite government help, almost 20% of UK firms are unlikely to get the money they need to survive.
Sathnam SangheraRishi Sunak has been impressive so far, but he still lacks experience, and he should get in Gordon Brown, Alistair Darling, George Osborne, even Sajid Javid, to help with this potential catastrophe. This whole thing is bigger than politics.