6 Considerations on Rotherham, Racism and the Right
by Craig McVegas
Alexis Jay's damning inquiry exposing a covered-up 16 year long child sexual exploitation ring affecting 1400 children has rocked Rotherham council, South Yorkshire police and the Labour party. The far-right's response has apparently thrown the town into turmoil and commentators across the spectrum are continuing to debate the (de)merits of political correctness, multiculturalism and whether the abusers were 'real Muslims' or not. Here are six considerations on racism, class and the far-right.