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In the February issue of Prospect I wrote an essay touching on some of the most sensitive issues in British public life and then agreed to all 6,000 words of it being reprinted in the Guardian. For a week or so it was the talk of the town. For a small magazine like this that can struggle to get heard, it was a blessing from the gods.

But then, what I had taken to be my speculative exploration of the “progressive dilemma” – the potential conflict between social cohesion and the many kinds of diversity that have flourished in recent…

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