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, […]
January 3, 2017

Hardline Muslim Sisters

  Brexit, Trump’s victory and populism pose an existential threat to westernised Muslims. These are  testing, volatile times. Blameless believers are caught between unbending Islam and […]
January 3, 2017

Social Care

  My mood darkens every December. Another birthday rolls along too, too fast, bones ache a bit more, the skin feels as thin and fragile as […]
January 3, 2017

White, Middle Class and Mine

  The hoo-hah continues. Talented Mr Jon Holmes,  a comedian loved by many, who appeared on the Now Show on BBC Radio 4 for eighteen years, […]