The Delhi Gang Rape and the Left

“My break with the contemporary British liberal-left came a few years ago over the issue of Islamist extremism. After engaging with supposed liberals online and reading pieces by the likes of Robert Fisk and John Pilger, it dawned on me that sections of the liberal-left seemed completely incapable of criticising any social or political phenomenon that existed outside of western culture, unless of course it could be attributed to European colonialism or western foreign policy.”