BBC caught up in the West’s crisis of values – Joyce McMillan

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The “post-war consensus” about fundamental values which formed the basis for one of the most sustained periods of growing prosperity and social equality in Western history has been broken, leaving a society without a sense of shame, writes Joyce McMillan.

  • The Scotsman

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