Galloway is furthering a dangerous communalism – by dragging conflicts overseas towards the centre of domestic political discourse.
Posts Tagged: Muslims
Profile: George Galloway, who “is going to vote for Beelzebub, I’m going to vote for a Scottish Tory”
This old-style socialist turns out to be much more of a small-c conservative than his many critics are willing to admit.
Perhaps the answer is bound up with China – and our inability to focus on more than a single problem at once.
Rehman Chishti and Knox Thames: Freedom of religion is under threat. Trans-Atlantic efforts can combat that.
The US and UK, along with other countries in Europe, are fighting to ensure that no one is persecuted for their religious beliefs.
We could give in to the leftist, isolationist Little England vision of a reclusive UK. Alternatively, we could make Global Britain a reality.
Ministers believe that the present legal framework isn’t fit for purpose if prosecutions of returning terrorists are to be successful.
Garvan Walshe: Erdogan has failed his country – and turning the Hagia Sophia into a mosque won’t put food back on Turkey’s tables
Narrow victories and a poor response to the Covid-19 crisis almost certainly indicate it’s time for Turkey’s leader to bow out.
The Prime Minister is being urged to employ more women, but here is one who already makes it difficult for him to get away with sloppy thinking.
Those with Chronic Kidney Disease, diabetes and high blood pressure must be protected.
Trevor Phillips: What’s driving Labour’s unjust suspension of my membership? Could it be a cynical ploy to put pressure on the Tories?
This would be the very definition of political corruption – using the party’s influence to intimidate a legally independent institution would be reprehensible.
It is a reversion to the old tribal idea: this people good, that people bad. It challenges the notion that we are all individuals, responsible for our own behaviour.
Not being white remains the number one demographic predictor of not voting Tory.
We must do more to dispel the fears held by Muslims and EU citizens. Also important is boosting the right to buy.
Johnson will be able to call on the advice and views of the Party’s own Muslim MPs, who now include Saqib Bhatti and Imran Ahmad-Khan.
Johnson is a self-described “Brexity Hezza” and now has the chance to mould a Party and country in his own romantic image.