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European Union, General Topics, UK politics

Salad Bowls, Melting Pots and a Failure of Duty

In February 2011, David Cameron proclaimed, “state multiculturalism had failed”. This followed on from Angela Merkel who, in late 2010, suggested that attempts to build a multicultural society in Germany had “utterly failed”.

Something Trevor Philips, head of the Commission for Racial Equality, echoed, in 2012, when he called for an official end to multicultural policy, and criticised “politically-correct liberals for their “misguided” pandering to the ethnic lobby”.

But what do we understand the term multiculturalism to mean? Read more.

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