Why I think Amanda Spielman should resign her Ofsted post

Spielman's speech is a statement of intent, a declaration of war, and a pre-emptive justification of the onslaught to come

Why was Gary Lineker’s Palestine tweet even controversial?

Lineker, by expressing outrage at the Israeli treatment of Palestinian children, has empowered the narrative of the oppressed - and inevitably brought wrath on himself


On Tariq Ramadan…

As an indigenous woman, I demand the same punishment for perpetrators of rape, whether they are white or black

The Unbearable Shianess of Mu’allim Ibraheem El-Zakzaky

Injured and incarcerated without charge for two years, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife Mallimah Zeenah are the leaders and heroes we all need, yet few outside Nigeria care, argues Arzu Merali.

Don’t mention the (permanent) war: Dunkirk and the histories and imageries...

Despite the momentous achievement in film, there are deeply troubling representations of Britishness that should cause alarm argues Arzu Merali

Justice for Grenfell

Now a fire has roared that could have been prevented / A tragedy on a scale that's unprecedented

A Rotten Foundation

Futures are stolen and this is just the beginning

Ways of Seeing and Latter Day Muslim Blindness

On the passing of John Berger

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