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My pa, the child refugee, helped to change Britain. That’s why we need more compassion

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When refugee crises occur, I think of my late father, Karel Reisz. A celebrated film-maker, he was someone who helped radically transform British cinema during the 1950s and 1960s. But in early 1939, at the age of jus...

The Guardian view on compassion for the stranger: not found in Fortress Europe

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“For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me” – Gospel of Matthew 25:35. “One girl who had suffered fuel burns on the boat as she travelled across t...

The Guardian view on foreign aid cuts: conservatism without compassion

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Boris Johnson does not share the liberal belief in progress. “I think that history – societies and civilizations and nations – can rise and fall, and I think that things can go backwards,” he said recently in an inter...

In the fight against Covid, have we been inoculated against compassion?

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The shortfall in Covid vaccine doses going to the Covax vaccine-sharing scheme is deeply worrying, and highlights a massive flaw in the plans to provide vaccines to developing countries (Openbaar gemaak: big shortfall in Cov...