Liam Neeson in the title role in the 2017 film, Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House. Neeson’s comments on his reaction to the rape of a friend have sparked debate on racism. Photo: Handout

Liam Neeson’s rage and the problem with racist instincts

  • While unpleasant reactions may arise unbidden, one at least can be aware of them and their unacceptability in civilised society
Topic |   Racism

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Liam Neeson in the title role in the 2017 film, Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House. Neeson’s comments on his reaction to the rape of a friend have sparked debate on racism. Photo: Handout
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Scandals threaten to take down Virginia‘s top three elected officials: Attorney General Mark Herring, Governor Ralph Northam and Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax. File photo: AP

Virginia Democrats in full-blown crisis over new blackface and sex assault scandals

  • Attorney general admits to wearing blackface in the 1980s at a college party
  • Lieutenant governor tries to fend off allegations of sexual misconduct
Topic |   US Politics

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Scandals threaten to take down Virginia‘s top three elected officials: Attorney General Mark Herring, Governor Ralph Northam and Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax. File photo: AP
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