Tag: CONSERVATIVES

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How many extremists does it take to change a light bulb?

How many extremists does it take to change a light bulb? If the Home Secretary, Theresa May were asked for the punchline, she would struggle, not because she doesn’t possess a sense of humour, I’ve heard she has a cracking sense of humour, but because she isn’t able to clarify

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I was wrong; the government’s definition of ‘Extremism’ is genius

Reflections on yet another Counter-Extremism Strategy – Part 1 The government’s new Counter-Extremism Strategy released in a report yesterday has already provoked a barrage of criticism and ridicule. Again. As expected, numerous rational people have been criticising not only its paradoxical and draconian nature, but the increasingly embarrassing lack of

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“Extremism” Disruption Orders: Protecting freedom by removing it

Introduction That those who wish to do you harm lack the competence to carry out their wishes is something that you might pray for. Recently we have noticed an astonishing lack of sophistication among some neoconservative ideologues and politicians, as if a gift from Allāh (subhānahu wa ta’ālā), suggesting that

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Post Election Analysis: now the real work starts

Post Election Analysis: now the real work starts England lost, Scotland won Upon seeing the blued England on the election result maps, many have been covering a sense of woe with jokes about moving to Scotland. On first impression it seems like the politics of hysterical terror-alert fears and immigrant-bashing

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The Muslim Vote: Time for an Informed Discussion

Voting and electoral participation has always been a controversial topic amongst Muslims in Britain with an increasing number of Muslims now adopting the position that voting is not harām, with some yet considering it an obligation. It is no surprise then that with general elections around the corner, there has