Cloaking prejudice in the guise of anti-racism

FAITH COMMUNITIES often make a valuable contribution to society. And opposing racism is an important aspect of acting justly. However it is important to be on guard against attempts – under the guise of respecting religious belief and opposing racism – to block the...

A peg-in-the-ground marker for a better politics?

COMMENT CAN HAVE A VERY SHORT SHELF LIFE. When change begins in politics, it has a way of accelerating very quickly and what began as a small trickle may rapidly turn into a torrent. The upheaval in Westminster which began four days ago is a reminder that those of us...