Entries by Jonty Langley from 11/2011

Christians Picking Sides at St Paul's

| Posted 11.05.2011 | UK Politics

Religious people have done themselves no favours in this, but unless you're the kind of dribbling goon who thinks anything useful can be achieved without the beliefs and ideologies that unite social movements, it's obvious that secular philosophies have just as many crazy-eyed zealots. So get over it.

Poppy for the Guy?

| Posted 11.06.2011 | UK Politics

This is a country where Protestants worthy of the name no longer celebrate Catholic deaths, where, for the most part, the Christian Church is smart enough not to be embarrassing. I like it. Let's reject criminalising those we strongly disagree with. Let's work to keep it that way.

Where Poppies Burn

| Posted 11.13.2011 | UK Politics

Poppy-burning may become for Britain what flag-burning is for the US: a hot-button issue that divides the country along what might seem artificial lin...

Picking sides: Rich v poor

| Posted 11.21.2011 | UK Politics

Like the latest Mac, most centrist political parties and NewsCorp, 'class war' is a tool of the rich.