David Cameron’s ‘most important speech yet on extremism’ has now been delivered.
With terror waiting in the wings, it appears tragically to have added very little at all to the junk thinking that has got us to such an impasse.
Platitudes piled up about ‘values’, ‘equality’, and ‘beliefs’ do not comprise an ethic to live by, as is already amply demonstrated.Read more »
I prepared this two-minute speech as a panellist in a BBC Debate at Broadcasting House on 22 April 2015, chaired by Roger Bolton, with Aaqil Ahmed (Head of Religion, BBC), Ruth Gledhill (Christian Today), and Professor Robert Beckford (Theologian, Canterbury Christchurch).Read more »
News this morning of the sale for £.75billion of another national asset, Eurostar, to reduce the national debt, strikes a dissonant chord.
Isn’t ‘national debt’ an oxymoron, if anything ‘national’ can simply be flogged off?Read more »