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  • JOHN HUMPHRYS insists Britons are NOT all guilty of racism

    JOHN HUMPHRYS insists Britons are NOT all guilty of racism0

    When the BBC asked me back in the mid-Seventies to leave the United States and open a television news bureau in South Africa, I knew exactly what I would not do.  I would not become one of those ghastly privileged whites who expressed their disgust for apartheid but enjoyed its benefits. I would not, for a

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  • JOHN HUMPHRYS: I fear we’re risking lockdown apartheid

    JOHN HUMPHRYS: I fear we’re risking lockdown apartheid0

    The late afternoon sun still had enough warmth to make sitting in my garden a delight. The blackbirds were competing with the robins and a woodpecker was drilling out the occasional rhythmic drum roll — the perfect contrast to the lament of a dove somewhere in the distance.  The hoverflies had made a welcome early

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