How the right-wing press has weaponised the ability to speak English – David Wright and Gavin Brookes

6 10 2018

File 20180830 195307 urw331.jpg?ixlib=rb 1.1Being able to speak English is considered by many to be an integral part of “being British”. Officially, it is a requirement for those applying for British citizenship. Yet the link between English and belonging is also clear in more everyday contexts, including, unfortunately, instances in which people are discriminated against – and even assaulted – for not speaking English in public. Read the rest of this entry »