David Swift

Black and Asian Britons should not be treated as a bloc

‘People do not vote as a bloc, and ethnic or racial groups—and often individuals within these groups—contain a multitude of political opinions’

Rebuilding the Red Wall tier by tier

A case of buyer’s remorse? The “useless” Tories are alienating new voters in the North and locking down the areas least likely to cope

More than black and white

Clunky neologisms such as BAME obscure real ethnic differences—making it harder to address structural disadvantage and prejudice

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"