January 3, 2017

Children of the Jungle

  Thousands of unaccompanied children and young people will, by the end of this week, lose the perilous, bleak place they have sheltered in for many […]
January 3, 2017

Whitewashed History

  This week, in an Uber taxi, going past four lovely Portland stone pillars near Hyde Park corner. These are Memorial Gates dedicated to the South […]
January 3, 2017

Anti-Semitism in Britain

  I am a Muslim, so that makes me suspect. Also a leftie, so doubly suspect. Add to that the conclusive proof: I have often criticised […]
January 3, 2017

God Help America

  Just got back from a short lecture tour in the US. I was there last in 2010 when I spoke at a diversity and inclusion […]
January 3, 2017

Lay Off the Millennials

  Millennials are fair game these days. Their crime was to be born after 1994. Around 13.8 million of them, not all the same of course, […]
January 3, 2017

New Year New Fight

  New Year resolutions are playful diversions in those grey, hollow days  period after the Christmas splurge. You make promises you will never keep because they […]
January 3, 2017

Anonymity For Alleged Abusers?

  Put yourself in the classy shoes of Sir Cliff Richard. Imagine how he felt on the 14th of August when the South Yorkshire Police ( […]
January 3, 2017

Hating the Powerless

  Damien Green, the Works and Pensions Secretary has a kindly manner, unlike his predecessor, Ian Duncan Smith, who acted like a slightly demented, paranoid colonel. […]
January 3, 2017

The Enemies Within Feminism

  Aftershocks are still being felt around the world since the USA election. The result heralds the death of dreams, struggles, aspirations and ideals. Civil rights, […]