Head of Demography, Immigration & Integration
David Goodhart is Head of Policy Exchange’s Demography, Immigration, and Integration Unit, and Director of the Integration Hub website. He is a former Director of Demos, and former Editor of Prospect magazine, which he founded in 1995. David is a prominent figure in public debate in the UK, as a well-known broadcaster, author, commentator, and journalist. He has presented several BBC Radio 4 Analysis programmes. Before Prospect, he was a correspondent for the Financial Times, including a stint in Germany during the unification period. In 2013, he published The British Dream (Atlantic), a book about post-war multiculturalism, national identity, and immigration. It was runner up for the Orwell Book Prize in 2014. In 2017 he published The Road to Somewhere: The new tribes shaping British politics (Hurst), about the value divides in western societies, which was a Sunday Times best-seller. In 2020 he published Head Hand Heart: The Struggle for Dignity and Status in the 21st Century (Penguin).
Related Posts & Publications
by David Goodhart | Apr 2, 2017In the wake of Article 50 being triggered I want to reflect on how the business pages have covered the labour market consequences of Brexit over recent weeks. The coverage has been overwhelmingly gloomy, accurately reflecting the views of business sectors that have...
by David Goodhart | Mar 3, 2017Read Article This article was also featured in the Financial Times The dividing line between liberals and conservatives in the US and the UK increasingly hinges on different definitions of racism. Liberals attack President Donald Trump’s proposal to erect a wall along...
by David Goodhart | Dec 5, 2016So after a year of investigation Louise Casey has come up with no real surprises or big ideas on integration—nor a phrase to match Ted Cantle’s popularisation of “parallel lives” 15 years ago—but in language and analysis this is by some distance the most serious and...
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