02 July 2019


Haters gonna hate

Has Britain been overtaken by a creeping nastiness?

By Ravin Sampat

What’s the truth about intolerance in the UK? The supposedly heightened British sense of fair play seems to have been eroded when it comes to tolerance of different people and cultures. At our Festival of ThinkIns, from the way hate crime is recorded, to how technology impacts our interactions and filter bubbles, we were overwhelmed with contributions on this meaty topic.

We were listening to one another – and that’s perhaps one of the biggest challenges today – we just don’t listen enough. If you want to share your thoughts on this, please do email me ravin@tortoisemedia.com