multiculturalism Archive

  • Anglo-Saxon attitudes

    Praised by critics and acclaimed by the public, the opening ceremony at the Olympics did not please Conservative MP Aidan Burley. “Leftie multicultural crap,” he said.  “Bring back red arrows, Shakespeare and the Stones!” Now, Aidan Burley has form when it comes to insensitivity, having […]

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  • “State, Faith and Nation – the European Conundrum” (14 September 2011)

    The 33rd Corbishley Lecture will be given by Professor Joseph Weiler on “State, Faith and Nation – the European Conundrum”, on Wednesday 14 September at 6.30 pm in the House of Lords by kind courtesy of WPCT Patrons Lord Tomlinson and Lord Williamson, and with […]

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  • Assassination in Tucson

    Commentators on opposite sides of the political divide have reacted to the shooting of US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in divisive fashion.  Those on the left – see Michael Tomasky in the Guardian – object to the combative and aggressive language used on the right, while […]

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  • Religion and politics – friends or foes? (15 September 2010)

    A one-day conference being organised by the WYNDHAM PLACE CHARLEMAGNE TRUST in conjunction with the Polish Institute for International Affairs (PISM), Warsaw with the generous support of the Polish Embassy London on Wednesday 15th September, 2010 in the Polish Embassy, 47 Portland Place, London PROGRAMME […]

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  • It wasn’t a vote about architecture

    The timing could not have been better. The fallout of the Conservative decision not to hold a referendum on the Lisbon treaty now that it has come into force, and not to hold a referendum on any other European question either until new proposals come […]

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  • Migration and diversity: creating a society that is at ease with itself

    By Keith Best Migration is a global phenomenon, whether it is people with portable skills taking them where they are needed or the forced migration perpetrated by persecution and economic deprivation. This needs a global response and is an issue very much for world federalists. […]

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  • Finding an identity

    An interesting essay by immigration minister Liam Byrne, entitled “A more united kingdom”, deserved a better press than it got when it was published earlier this week. Most attention was given to the suggestion that there should be a public holiday to celebrate of “Britishness” […]

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