During the summer of 2020, in the middle of a global pandemic and the worst economic recession in living memory, you would be forgiven for thinking that the British media might have better things to do than whip up animosity towards people desperately fleeing war and persecution.

Unfortunately, you would be wrong for thinking that.

“I can see there are some women on board that boat as well; majority men…”

It’s become something of an annual tradition, when images of small boats making their way across the English Channel once again start to appear on our TV screens, to rehash…

Mark Normington

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