Hanif Kureishi steps into row over Lionel Shriver’s diversity comments


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Hanif Kureishi has stepped in to the furore over Lionel Shriver’s comments on diversity condemning the “knuckle-dragging” and “pathetic whining” of an elite who don’t want change.

In an article for the Guardian Kureishi argues that it should be seen as good news that “the master race” is becoming anxious about who they have to hear from.

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