After 40 years my wife and I have quit the National Trust because it is pursuing an obsessively politically correct social agenda

Sep 14, 2017 by

by Max Hastings, Mailonline: The National Trust is making headlines again. We say ‘again’ with a certain weariness, because in recent years an organisation that was once so boringly virtuous that it could have worn a halo nowadays gets into as much trouble as a Bake Off judge in Nazi fancy-dress....

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Parents to challenge school over transgender policy

Sep 13, 2017 by

from Christian Concern. […] Nigel and Sally Rowe raised concerns with the school when another child in their six-year-old son’s class started coming to school on some days dressed as girl. But the school defended its approach. In a letter, the school implied that the Rowe’s...

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Why Lidl’s removal of the cross is a grotesque and blundering insult

Sep 7, 2017 by

by J.John, Christian Today. […] Now as someone who is both Greek and a Christian this amazes and annoys me. First, I find it insensitive. As many people will know, the Greeks have for over a thousand years taken pride in being the heroic defenders of Christian Europe’s south-eastern...

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Identity politics stir up hatred and division

Sep 7, 2017 by

By  Andrew Devine, TCW; The toxic and divisive identity politics that now defines much of Left-wing thinking across the Western world rests upon the notion that individuals today can use past injustices to further their own illiberal agendas. Conversely, certain ‘privileged’ groups are...

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You’ve heard of ‘fake news’. How about ‘fake science’?

Sep 6, 2017 by

by Denyse O’Leary, MercatorNet: A new book gives a quick summary of key issues. Our age has come to worship science but despise its methods. That conclusion follows from reading  Austin Ruse’s Fake Science: Exposing the Left’s Skewed Statistics, Fuzzy Facts, and Dodgy Data (2017). Ruse...

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Supermarket chain Lidl airbrushes Christian cross out of the picture

Sep 4, 2017 by

by Ruth Gledhill, Christian Today: The supermarket chain Lidl has edited the Christian cross churches in its Greek food range. Lidl has done this because it ‘does not wish to exclude any religious beliefs’. Newspapers and other media organisations get into terrible trouble if they are...

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