Racism and the working class: strikes in support of Enoch Powell in 1968
- A democrat, not a racist. Heffer, Simon // New Statesman;05/01/98, Vol. 127 Issue 4383, p40
Focuses on allegations made against Enoch Powell in relation to racism in Great Britain. Who made the allegations; Views that Powell never made a speech about race; Details that Powell felt that race relations would be harmed by excessive immigration.
- The age of reason? Walter, David // Public Finance;02/20/98, p12
Provides information on the 1968 rivers of blood speech of Enoch Powell. Significant change in attitudes to race and immigration; Discussion on discrimination on the grounds of religion and gender; Widening gap between life expectation and job expectation.
- A torpedo aimed at the boiler-room of consensus. Hall, Stuart // New Statesman;04/17/98, Vol. 127 Issue 4381, p14
Reflects on a speech that was delivered by Enoch Powell, a former racist politician in Birmingham, Great Britain, which altered the course of British race relations. Biography of Powell's life; Insight into the speech; Discussion on Powell's encounters as a racist politician; Comments made by...
- Enoch Powell had had a cold. Sandbrook, Dominic // New Statesman;2/1/2010, Vol. 139 Issue 4986, p13
The article presents an alternative history. In this edition the author speculates as to what would have happened had Enoch Powell, a British member of parliament, not delivered a speech on immigration in 1968. The article concludes that, among other issues, Powell would have become prime...
- LETTER FROM LONDON. Panter-Downes, Mollie // New Yorker;5/11/1968, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p97
The article comments on political issues in London, England. Controversies arose from a speech on the sterling question delivered in Birmingham by Mr. Enoch Powell, an intellectual right-wing Conservative of strong principles and a scholarly cast of mind. Powell also highlighted issues on...
- Should he have spoken? Scruton, Roger // New Criterion;Sep2006, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p22
The article comments on the speech by Enoch Powell, member of the British Parliament, delivered to the Birmingham Conservatives in 1968, about the issue of immigration in Great Britain. Powell made predictions concerning the demographic balance, the ghettoization of the industrial cities and the...
- Exactly 40 years ago... Goodwin, Clayton // New African;Apr2008, Issue 472, p82
The article discusses political developments in the U.S. and Great Britain as of April 2008, the fourth decade since British legislator Enoch Powell delivered his speech for fear of the black presence in Great Britain and since the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. in the U.S. It states...
- `Enoch and after'. Watkins, Alan // New Statesman & Society;4/30/93, Vol. 6 Issue 250, p10
Presents a commentary made by Alan Watkins on April 26, 1968 on the speeches on Enoch Powell. Public response; Tying racism to the disillusion with party politics; Comparison with Joe McCarthy.
- The Demagogic Appeal to "Quite Ordinary" People. Wenham, Brian // New Republic;5/18/68, Vol. 158 Issue 20, p10
Opposes Conservative Party leader John Enoch Powell's racist analysis of immigration and immigrants in Great Britain expressed in his speech in Birmingham, England on April 20, 1968. Refutation of Powell's assertion on race discrimination; Public support to Powell's race prejudice; Comparison...