Clive Locke

Polite White Flight: coming to a Croydon suburb near you?

Posted on July 14th, by Jonny Rose in Politics & Society. 8 comments

Jonny Rose contemplates the subconscious segregation of Croydon

Recently, I asked the question, “Do you know your neighbours?”. Today, I want to ask, “Do your neighbours look like you?”.

Because according to the research of Dr Eric Kaufmann of Birkbeck University if you’re an upwardly-mobile white Croydonian living in the suburbs, the answer is likely to be “yes”. For better or worse, … Read More »

Croydon’s appetite for self-destruction

Posted on July 6th, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. 8 comments

Let’s have robust debate in our community, argues Sean Creighton, but we should work together

As I submit this piece to the Citizen, the Annual General Meeting of the Croydon Communities Consortium approaches (to be held on Thursday 16th July). I will be attending in order to make a stand against destructive attacks upon it and upon me. The unpleasant and personal nature of these … Read More »