Martin Jacques Quotes

If the truth be told, we are a society that is dripping in racism. This is not in the least surprising. For the best part of two centuries, we British ruled the waves, controlled two-fifths of the planet, and believed it was our responsibility to bring civilisation to those who allegedly lacked it.

 
Status
Unverified

Topics
Concepts
Context

None.

Citations

None.

Please contribute by supplying a citation for this quote.


Martin Jacques
Martin Jacques
  • Born:
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Editor, Academic, Author

Martin Jacques is a British journalist and academic. Jacques was a member of the Communist Party of Great Britain, becoming, in his own words, "a member of its Executive Committee, probably the youngest member ever at about twenty-two". He was editor of the party's journal, Marxism Today, from 1977 until its closure in 1991.