John Dickinson: What's so terrible about being called an Englishman? The English don't seem to mind. Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Nor would I, were I given the full rights of an Englishman. But to call me one without those rights is like calling an ox a bull. He's thankful for the honor, but he'd much rather … Continue reading Which of these UK Responses on the #alfieevans case is a parody and which one is real?
I hate the terms “ableism” and “implicit bias.” They smack of linguistic and political trendiness. But now comes Britain’s National Health Service to show us what those words mean, and suddenly they’re menacing, not trendy. As I write this, Alfie Evans still lives in spite of the best efforts of the NHS. I hope that … Continue reading Telling the story