Written by

Musa Okwonga

Boris Johnson’s Tenure is Disastrous Enough: Spare Us the Pretence that it Surprises You

, 1 February 2022
Musa Okwonga lays the blame for the Prime Minister's lawless rule squarely on the shoulders of the Conservative politicians and pundits who promoted him

MUTATING RACISM: The Far-Right, Anti-Vaxxers and Conspiracy Theorists Unite

, 1 September 2020
With tens of thousands of ‘Coronavirus’ protestors flocking to the streets of Berlin this weekend, Musa Okwonga considers what it will take for the extremist threat facing Germany to be taken seriously

Living in My Black Skin is for a Lifetime Not a ‘Moment’

, 1 July 2020
Musa Okwonga reflects on the Black Lives Matter movement and explains why Keir Starmer's actions have been so revealing of entrenched structural white supremacy

White Complicity Matters: The Nazis by the Lake

, 5 June 2020
Musa Okwonga's message to white people following the murder of George Floyd.

Boris Johnson Cannot be Allowed to Treat the Country as his own Private Urinal

, 25 May 2020
To Musa Okwonga, the Dominic Cummings scandal proves that the Prime Minister and his Cabinet are no longer public servants — they treat the public as their servants.

In a Life and Death Crisis, Will the British People Finally Wake-Up to the Reality of Boris Johnson?

, 15 May 2020
Musa Okwonga explains why, despite the Government's objectively scandalous handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, those in the UK remain broadly supportive of the Prime Minister.

The Coronavirus Crisis: Germany's Approach to COVID-19 Shows that Evidence Works – Will it Be Enough to See Off the Far-Right?

, 21 April 2020
Musa Okwonga considers why it cannot be assumed that the German Government's good handling of the Coronavirus pandemic will be remembered by the public once the outbreak eases.

The Ungrateful Country

, 10 April 2020
First published in 2016 in The Good Immigrant, a book bringing together writers exploring what it means to be black, Asian and minority ethnic today, in this essay, Musa Okwonga explores his complex relationship with Britain – and himself.

The Coronavirus Crisis: Disinformation Rings True As Our Pandemic of Untruth Continues

, 7 April 2020
Musa Okwonga explores why conspiracy theories are finding such an audience and what this exposes about the worrying state of our democracy and the social contract.

You Cannot Sing 'Rule Britannia' to a Virus

, 19 March 2020
Musa Okwonga on why the British notion of exceptionalism can be seen in the country's handling of the Coronavirus outbreak and why it should just admit that it's not really that rebellious – despite the myths it tells itself.

Life After Merkel: A Pivotal Time for Germany

, 5 March 2020
Musa Okwonga on why the fight to become Chancellor Angela Merkel's successor will indicate whether Germany will change paths or continue her legacy.

Deportation: The Ultimate Trumpian Political Tool

, 11 February 2020
Musa Okwonga on how the rule of law is being chipped away disguised as Boris Johnson's populist pandering.

The BBC Dropped the Wedding Cake By Misrepresenting Kobe Bryant

, 28 January 2020
Musa Okwonga considers what the BBC's mistake following the basketball star's death reveals about deeper problems with its mindset on race and class.

Global Britain and the Great Retreat

, 7 January 2020
Musa Okwonga makes the case that Boris Johnson's relative silence on the US' assassination of Qasem Soleimani is a sign of things to come for a more isolationist, inward-looking Britain.

The Man in the High Castle: How to Evict the Conservatives from their Nationalist Redoubt

, 16 December 2019
While Boris Johnson broke all the rules in the 2019 General Election, his opponents must create new networks to bring him to book.

Rory Stewart's Misguided Gap Year Politics

, 29 October 2019

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