Racists must go to jail. Or must they?

Village IdiotsThere was a worrying criminal case last week about racism and free speech. I say “worrying not only because of the racist chanting by the individuals who have now been convicted, but more so because they were convicted of a crime at all and received pretty heavy sentences.

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War on Terror? Islam’s War on Us, more like

CenotaphThe last couple of weeks have been really tough. The issue of the niqab has affected me in ways I wasn’t expecting. It’s triggered all sorts of emotions in me. I think we’ve passed some kind of threshold.

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Anne Atkins and Michael Portillo: fashionable nonsense

Freedom of conscience isn’t for everyone, and gender equality is a “fashion”.

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