Tag: Read and Weep

The UK’s Fifth Column…

The principal of a majority-Muslim school in northeast London has said he will not allow a “militant minority” of parents to derail his plans to abolish gender segregation. Which even extended to outside the classroom, with a “wall of segregation”…

How To Get Rid Of The Dane..?

Michala Bendixen knows: I hope you will find peace of mind and a good new life in my small country, where we know nothing about wars, starvation and oppression. I know you did not leave your own country voluntarily, but…

/Golfclap For Haringey Council…

Signs reading ‘NO BALL GAMES’ have oppressed generations of children – but this is about to change. Haringey council is set to review all signs prohibiting sports like football and basketball as part of a new flab fighting alliance. Oh,…

Well, There’s A Shocker!

I mean, that it isn’t science or engineering students whinging about this, it’s the ‘B’ Ark Studies crowd: Nadia Ayed, 21, a psychology student at Cambridge who signed the petition, says the practice fosters a competitive attitude towards education. “Many…

Why Do Progressives Hate Real Progress..?

When construction on New York City’s famous High Line began in 2006, the project to turn a remnant of the industrial age into a post-industrial garden and tourist attraction appeared innovative, but potentially very risky. Indeed so. And now it’s…

Thin End Of The Wedge..?

Applying to roles deemed “safety-critical”, a host of employees from lorry drivers to binmen and lollipop ladies are being checked using breathalysers and swipes of their skin. Failure or refusal to take a test is regarded as a disciplinary matter.…

When Imojis Go Bad….

“When Facebook users set their status to ‘feeling fat’, they are making fun of people who consider themselves to be overweight, which can include many people with eating disorders. “That is not ok.” Bad Facebook users! BAD! She explains that…