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Language can provoke violence between groups, especially when people paint others as threats.
Suella Braverman’s contentious declaration that southern England is facing an “invasion” of illegal immigrants, one of the oldest othering tropes in the book, was rightly met with a barrage of criticism this week. Rashmee Roshan Lall explains why.
Rishi Sunak is more authentic and emotional, and Liz Truss more analytical, according to computerised text analysis of a recent hustings.
Boris Johnson breaks from his party in a bitter resignation speech in which there is no sense of taking responsibility and no sense of apology.
To defy his moment of humiliation, Eton-educated Boris Johnson used a surprising American slang in his resignation speech.
“Time to remove all protective measures” is a lot harder to sell than “Time to remove all restrictions”, but it is the truth millions of people are experiencing every day. Language matters, a health expert explains.