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Taken from Islam21C – http://www.islam21c.com/politics/why-we-must-be-masters-of-our-counter-culture/

Written by Imran Shah

When we think of counter culture, we mostly think of it as things that are niche, contrary to the status quo, but entirely recreational. 1,557 more words


Storm Imogen

So do I venture out?  I have important appointments in Bournemouth again today and a quick weather-check brings up police warnings not to venture out unless it is urgent, as… 51 more words


UK prime minister to reform prisons

British Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to announce plans for how to overhaul English and Welsh prisons in response to the forty-six-percent reoffending rates which cost upwards of thirteen billion pounds a year (plus more victims of crime), high levels of violence, Justice Secretary Michael Gove’s 2015 assertion that prison governors have not enough say over how jails spend their money, Frances Cook’s Howard League for Prison Reform criticizing unclean and understaffed institutions, and findings that during an average week, six hundred incidents of self-harm, one suicide, and three hundred fifty assaults (ninety against staff) will take place inside the United Kingdom prison system. 116 more words


Journals 11.1 - England in 1592 (Part 1)

Windows into History has concentrated principally on 19th Century travel journals so far, but this month we are going to look at something a little bit different, England as seen by Foreigners in the days of Elizabeth and James the First. 1,448 more words


'Africans Were In Britain Before The English…'

This powerful statement of fact is how historian Peter Fryer started his seminal book Staying Power (Pluto Press, 1984) documenting the black presence in Britain… 1,011 more words

Does the UK Political System need to Change? #TurnYourEyesToTheCapital

The General Knowledge of British Politics

After talking to someone over one of my last posts I realised that you know what our political system is not so cut and dry any more. 808 more words