Richard T. Ashcroft and Mark Bevir (UC-Berkeley): Multiculturalism in Contemporary Britain: Policy, Law and Theory. Tariq Modood reviews British Multiculturalism and the Politics of Representation by Lasse Thomassen. “The Windrush scandal raises the question of whether Britain is still in denial about its own multicultural past”: Alex von Tunzelmann on how the empire haunts Britain. Kenan Malik on the great British empire debate. The real Winston Churchill: Churchill was no hero — he was a vile racist fanatical about violence and fiercely supportive of imperialism. Guns and the British empire: Eighteenth-century Indian arms were as sophisticated as European — then came the British Empire to drive industry backwards.