I tried to buy the Daily Mail this morning, because a friend had written something about the classes he runs in Peckham to encourage black kids to aim higher at school. I could not find one in the three newsagents I visited. A first sign of the backlash against liberalism? Perhaps we need such a backlash. Or if not a backlash against liberalism, certainly against the benign neglect of the pathologies of inner-city culture.
The riots at the end of history
Returning last night by plane from a trip with a self-imposed news blackout, I was...