Islamophobia in Batley?

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Please click to express yourselfWords and their changed meaning The process of that change fascinates me. First we need a definition from the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). Then I will move on to what happened at Batley Grammar School. The

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Dear Nigel Huddleston MP we urgently need secular democracy

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Please click to express yourselfMy letter sent to our local MP sent today Dear Nigel Huddleston MP I have written to you before about faith schools and their very existence which cause many obvious divisions in society. Parliament still actively

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Our returning jihadis & what to do?

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Please click to express yourselfSuch an important issue this, as is evidenced on front pages everywhere last week and Questiontime on BBC 1 last Thursday. Opinions ranged from Rory Stewart(*1) saying “Kill them, there is no alternative” to the leftist

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Belief is a matter of opinion … discuss

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Please click to express yourselfA few words of light relief and escape from the nauseating, banal utterances from both sides of the public EU debate. This piece was written sometime ago by an American contributor to this blog, and for

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The poison of radical Islam, Cameron begins to wake up?

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Please click to express yourselfOur Dave wants to defeat the poison of radical Islam, jolly good eh? Well, no, he still defends state funded faith schools. His use of the word poison, copies Blair, his hero, who has used the

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UK’s education mess, clueless party politicians and Islamism

Schools policy today
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Please click to express yourselfIn the UK we have private schools treated as charities for tax purposes for no good reason that most of us can see. Other than, perhaps, the establishment who made those tax rules to save themselves

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Obama, Oh Cameron, Oh dear, you just don’t get ISIL do you?

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Please click to express yourselfOr, if you do then you are wilfully misleading the people you lead and represent. Obama has just said in his speech last Tuesday night, “Now let’s make two things clear: ISIL is not Islamic.” (Islamic

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