December 29, 2013

Standing Up to Forced Marriage in Britain

Anna McKie, Standpoint

The Associated Press
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TAGGED: Clash Of Civilizations, UK


December 21, 2013
Why We Loved Lawrence of Arabia
Jack Schwartz, The Daily Beast
As the British Empire receded after World War II, Lawrence’s stature has only grown. He can be adopted by those who long for England’s faded glory as an avatar of the colonial past, and by those who condemn it as a... more ››
December 21, 2013
How UK Spies on Germany, Israel & EU
Poitras, Rosenbach & Stark, Spiegel
Documents from the archive of whistleblower and former NSA worker Edward Snowden show that Britain's GCHQ signals intelligence agency has targeted European, German and Israeli politicians for surveillance. more ››
Democracy's real responses to state surveillance begin on the streets where we live, where we wake up, calculate the risks, and insist on having our say. more ››
December 19, 2013
Cameron Will Ram Through EU Referendum
Daniel Hannan, Telegraph
Ed Miliband had hoped that the EU issue would go away. He doesn’t trust us with a referendum, but he knows it’s unpopular to say so. Hence the degrading sight of Labour MPs seeking to talk out the In/Out... more ››
December 19, 2013
Is Pentecostalism Coming to Europe?
Peter Berger, The American Interest
Is charismatic Christianity coming to Europe? Up until now, it didn’t seem likely. But events in the UK perhaps suggest otherwise. more ››