Sam Ashworth-Hayes Sam Ashworth-Hayes

David Lammy, George Floyd and the trouble with ‘structural racism’

David Lammy (Credit: Getty images)

What planet do our politicians live on? Labour’s video memorialising George Floyd, and pledging radical change to education and justice policies to combat the sort of ‘structural racism’ that led to his death, suggests which country. All this time I’ve believed I live in Britain, when in fact we’re all living in America.

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