Tag: State

One-Sided Concern…

Katherine Stewart has reservations about Muslim teaching methods, and the damage they may be doing to vulnerable young minds: Much of fundamentalist home schooling is driven by deeply sexist and patriarchal ideology. The Koranic movement teaches that women need to…

They Don’t Always Get Their Way

At a licensing meeting held yesterday it was revealed how the authority area was now the second worst in Yorkshire and the Humber for such violence, with figures showing: Up to 40 per cent of arrests are associated with alcohol…

Don’t Laugh At The Funny Yanks…

…we aren’t that far behind them: According to MSNBC, Fox News Baltimore, and a host of other media outlets, the latest case of OMG (oh my gosh, or perhaps it should be called “oh my guns”) an incident involving Josh…

Power Corrupts…

…and isn’t this a prime example? Sex shops and lap-dancing clubs should be banned in Nottingham, says the county’s Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner.Chris Cutland claims they are “old fashioned” and “demeaning” to women. Yup, the person appointed to the…

WhingeFest 2012

Morale among social workers has been driven to rock bottom by… Persistent failure to get to grips with serious cases resulting in death of ghildren? The high-profile managers exposed as less use than chocolate teapots? The overweening ‘don’t rock the…