- April 11, 2019
Yesterday a British Muslim woman I follow on Twitter posted an anonymous message she had received threatening to skin her alive. This was one of various similar threats that she has received, some of which she had reported to the police – without any response. These threats were clearly intended to intimidate a politically outspoken...
- July 12, 2017
In the conservative-far right lexicon, few words have the same emotive power as ‘civilisation’ – a term that usually equates with ‘Western civilisation’ or simply ‘the West.’ It’s one of those words that automatically gives depth and gravitas to the hollowest and tinniest of human mouthpieces. Use it enough and you begin to sound...