Tags: Community Cohesion
Posted: Wed, 11 Jun 2014 by Terry Sanderson
Politicians are in denial over the problems caused by "faith schools" and religious influence in education, argues Terry Sanderson.
The National Secular Society has been saying it for years – "faith schools" are a bad idea. And despite the events of the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 by Rumy Hasan
With powerful religious agendas which reach far beyond faith schools and insufficient protections for community schools, Rumy Hasan argues, the so called 'Operation Trojan Horse' should come as no surprise.
The 'Trojan Horse' plot in Birmingham - where some... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 27 Nov 2013 by Terry Sanderson
Mr Cameron gave Eric Pickles permission with the "Big Society" project. But we are going to have to ensure that he doesn't make the Big Society into one where only "people of faith" can contribute or benefit, argues Terry Sanderson.
It's becoming increasingly... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 by Terry Sanderson
Posted: Wed, 27 Mar 2013 by Rumy Hasan
'Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?'
'That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,' said the Cat.
'I don't much care where--' said Alice.
'Then it doesn't matter which way you go,' said the Cat.
I wish to make the claim that... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 by National Secular Society
Book Review: Interculturalism: The new era of cohesion and diversity (Ted Cantle, Palgrave, £19.99)
Reviewed by Steve Sparrow
Who are you? Ask me to describe myself and I may give you five hundred words. Often though, we're happy to identify people different... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 10 Sep 2012 by Terry Sanderson
When the Conservative-led coalition Government came to power at the last election we braced ourselves for a raised profile for religion in matters of state.
What transpired, though, were several confrontations between religious groups and Mr Cameron's "modernising"... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 29 Aug 2012 by Terry Sanderson
The new BBC sitcom Citizen Khan has, apparently, created something of a stir among Muslims. The BBC is reporting having received more than 200 complaints about its portrayal of the "Muslim Community", claiming it is disrespectful of Islam and full of stereotypes.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 27 Jul 2012 by Terry Sanderson
Tony Blair has been on the public platform again talking about how important religion is for everybody – even if they don't think it is.
At a debate in London this week on Religion in Public Life, he appeared to be presenting himself as some sort of religious... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 by Nahla Mahmoud
Posted: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 by Terry Sanderson