Reviewing the changes to Prevent, Therese O’Toole argues that since 2011 it has become increasingly expansive, pre-emptive, centralised, top-down and punitive.
MAX FARRAR: Israel offers a lesson in the complexity of what passes for multiculturalism. As David Cameron argues for a tough-minded liberalism, the multicultural, muscular Israeli state reminds us that hard-edged approach to difference and inequality can be dangerous.
JAN DOBBERNACK AND DEREK MCGHEE: David Cameron‘s rhetoric, like that of his predecessors, has emphasised the need to build shared values and strengthen Britain’s collective identity. But his approach to toleration risks fostering social conflict and ceding ground to the far-right.