The media has cultivated a culture of hostility, which the government has done little to prevent.
The image of a drowned child is not a successful way of satirising western capitalist decadence.
Behind the Prime Minister's self-serving speech about fighting extremist views is an illiberal attack on our freedoms.
The prime minister’s approach to radicalisation sees Muslims as somehow the pure product of their religion, not as British citizens, while also conveniently glossing over government failings.
As the perception of a tacit complicity by the Muslim community in terrorist activity has gained traction, art has become a major outlet for protest and dissent.
Amid charges of “multiculturalism gone too far” and “political correctness gone mad”, attacking “culture” has become the new acceptable conduit for racism. It has to stop.
New evidence from the charity Medical Justice shows that some pregnant women in detention are receiving sub-standard medical care, putting the life of both mother and child at risk.
To paraphrase bell hooks: there is little point making women equal to men when not all men are equal.
By targeting the French magazine, the attackers were able to deepen already profound rifts in French society and establish an atmosphere ripe for the recruitment of alienated youths.
In Refusing the Veil, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown has written a socially conservative book that is dressed up as a liberal feminist manifesto. Rather than challenging the prejudice Muslim women face, Alibhai-Brown provides the ultimate insider’s reassurance that such emotions are warranted and legitimate.
The recent dissolution of the government reflects the increasing pressure on Hollande to turn around a dire economic outlook.
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The doomed premiership of Theresa May