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17th Feb 2020

How to argue with your racist uncle

Wil Jones

It’s Christmas dinner, everyone has had a drink, and the inevitable happens…

Dr Adam Rutherford is a scientist and author of How To Argue With A Racist – a vital new book that uses history and science to debunk the myths and arguments put forward by bigots.

Here he explains what to say in those awkward situations where a family member starts saying something “a little bit racist,” and you don’t know how to respond.

How To Argue With A Racist is out now.