Former PM François Fillon in 2007 said, “France can accept the truth.” A decade later, the French people can no longer stand the lies of their elites.
The viral photo showing a young woman, Saffiyah Khan, smiling at an enraged English Defence League (EDL) protester symbolises far-right defiance.
Contrary to the views of Owen Jones. if religions treat human life, freedom, fact and evidence with contempt, they deserve nothing but disparagement
The populist cloud which has descended lately has one silver lining. People are starting to really engage with the political process.
Discrimination against LGBTs comes from a confused & conflicting tangle of moral values. A Kantian universal morality provides clarity & a form of humanism.