Archive for category: Opinion

B*** off Cameron

February 4, 2010 at 4:46 pm

Has anyone else read Cameron’s outrageous comment about how Muslim peer Sayeeda Warsi would “blow the hijab off” young Muslim girls and women who “have been told that public life wasn’t for them”? No? Well here is it. It just shows how utterly clueless Cameron is when it comes to […]

 

London Police

February 3, 2010 at 5:56 pm

I’m sure you’ve all heard that Boris Johnson has stood down as Chair of the Metropolitan Police Authority despite pledging in his manifesto that he would personally chair the MPA. Looks like Clive Efford MP isn’t too impressed with the Mayor’s decision. He’s rightly tabled an angry EDM about this. […]

 

Manic Monday

February 1, 2010 at 12:12 pm

Morning everyone! Good weekend? I was up in Manchester for the Next Generation programme so I missed the snow in London fortunately! Thank you to all those who came to the ‘Where are young women in politics?’ event in Parliament last week. I thought it was a really interesting discussion […]

 

Muslim values

January 14, 2010 at 8:22 am

After the recent discussions in the press about what Muslim values actually constitute, this BBC article shows an example of a man who calls himself a ‘devout Muslim’. In contrast to other so-called Muslim leaders who incite hatred in the name of Islam, there are countless others who interpret Islam […]

 

Fawcett Society

November 22, 2009 at 11:47 pm

I’ve been mercilessly bullied this weekend about not being on twitter. My excuse has always been that I don’t have enough time but apparently that’s not good enough! According to one of my bullies, twitter provides you with a very quick newsfeed which is proving to be invaluable for his […]