Johann Hari, The Independent Read a book with your laptop thrumming. It can feel like trying to read in the middle of a party where everyone is shouting In the 20th century, all the nightmare-novels of the future imagined that books would be burnt. In the 21st century, our dystopias imagine a world
By Billy Hayes, General Secretary of the Communication Workers Union It is well understood in the trade unions today, that the economic policy of the coalition government is a major assault upon working class living standards. Correctly, this has led the majority of trade unions to organise in oppos
Mehdi Hasan, The New Statesman Poor ol’ Melanie Phillips. In today’s Guardian, the Conservative Party chair Sayeeda Warsi goes on the offensive: “I don’t read her, actually. I call her Mad Mel,” Lady Warsi says of Daily Mail columnist Melanie Phillips, who has denounced
This story is a fascinating development and a much needed one during hugely controversial changes to the British Further/Higher Education system which will adversely affect millions of students in the future, Muslims in particular. It is important for us all to follow and support such legal challeng
Nicholas Watt, The Guardian Lady Warsi says women are being denied rights granted 1,400 years ago in Qur’an Pakistan is failing to live up to one of the tenets of Islam which guarantees rights to all women, according to Sayeeda Warsi, the Conservative party co-chairman and minister without por
Musleh Faradhi, The Guardian Sharia is a misunderstood term in the west and Lady Cox’s bill only perpetuates the myth that it conflicts with British law The question: Should religious law be curbed? Lady Cox is wrong to assume that anyone other than the criminal courts of England and Wales, an
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