92% of left-wing activists live with their parents and one in three is unemployed, study of Berlin protesters finds

Feb 8, 2017 by

by Dave Burke, Mailonline: The vast majority of left-wing protesters arrested on suspicion of politically-fuelled offences in Berlin are young men who live with their parents, a new report found. The figures, which were published in daily newspaper Bild revealed that 873 suspects were investigated by authorities between 2003 and 2013. Of these 84 per cent were men, and 72 per cent were aged between 18 and 29. More than half of the arrests were made in the Berlin districts of Friedrichshain,...

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Bishop Blames Violent And Punitive Theology For Alleged Abuse By Man Who Ran Christian Summer Camps

Feb 7, 2017 by

by Ruth Gledhill, Christian Today: A senior Church of England bishop has stated that people who attended John Smyth’s summer camps would have known each other and talked about allegations of abuse. The Archbishop of Canterbury, a dormitory officer at the camps in the late 1970s, has insisted he was not part of the inner circle of friends and no-one discussed any allegations of abuse with him. Bishop of Buckingham Alan Wilson was speaking out after police launched an investigation into...

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A Turning Point in the Culture War?

Feb 6, 2017 by

by James Kalb, Crisis Magazine: […]  So we shouldn’t be surprised that respected progressives claim that Brexit, Trump’s victory, and other recent developments result from bigotry and are therefore illegitimate. The evidence is said to be an outburst of hate crimes, although in America verifiable crimes motivated by group or political hatred seem mostly the work of people opposed to Trump. In any case, hate and bigotry are partly in the eye of the beholder: some say it’s hate to deny...

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BBC Accused of Spreading Fake News With Report on Trump Christian Refugee Policy

Feb 6, 2017 by

by Donna Rachel Edmunds, Breitbart: The BBC has been accused of spreading “false news” in a recent report on the U.S. President’s promise to prioritise asylum applications from Syrian Christians. The BBC has reported that a recent claim by U.S. President Donald J. Trump that under his predecessor, President Barack Obama, it was “almost impossible” for Syrian Christians to claim asylum in the United States was “without any factual basis”. But according to the Barnabas Fund, a charity working on...

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Brexit is an opportunity to reverse the tragic decline of marriage in Britain

Feb 6, 2017 by

by Paul Coleridge, Telegraph: Heaven preserve us from pundits and experts. The national Brexit debate has spawned more expert forecasts than the Met Office in a hurricane. We have had predictions of the Third World War (David Cameron), a punishment Budget(George Osborne), the end of civilization (Donald Tusk), a house price crash (the Treasury) and, on the other side of the coin, an extra £350 million a week for the NHS (Vote Leave) and a clampdown on immigration (just about everyone in the...

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A Christian View: ‘Better outcomes from marriage’

Feb 5, 2017 by

by Julian Mann, Sheffield Telegraph: If I had not become a Christian and had remained a votary of secular liberalism, I would now have to concede that the heterosexually married family is the best environment for most children to grow up in. I would also have to concede that sex should be confined to marriage. Both propositions stand to reason. The British politician who has done a great deal through his Centre for Social Justice to demonstrate the vital importance of the institution of...

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