The coordinated attack on multiculturalism

Open Democracy has published an article by Liz Fekete based on her excellent study for the Institute of Race Relations, Understanding the European-wide assault on multiculturalism. She concludes:

“… the social agenda of Blue Labour (as fashioned by Lord Glasman), the fashionable credo of civic nationalism (articulated by Michael Ignatieff and others), the Searchlight strategy for pulling the rug from under potential extremists, all seek to win back the faith of the white working class at a time of austerity and fragmentation. And all, to one degree or another, are in danger of appealing, if not directly to faith, flag and family, to a latent ethnic nationalism.”