Entries by Myriam Francois-Cerrah from 09/2012

Get Over Colonial Guilt? Not So Fast Mr Hague

| Posted 09.09.2012 | UK Politics

William Hague argued that Britain needs to get ‎over its feelings of "post-colonial guilt", stating that we have a "new and equal partnership" with ‎countries unburdened by our colonial past history. Apparently we all need to 'relax', because ‎Britain's empire history is "no longer an issue for the rest of the world." Is that so?

Demonstrating For Dignity: Why Are Muslims So Enraged?

| Posted 09.18.2012 | UK Politics

Muslims eh, they just cant seem to take a joke can they? It would be very easy to cast, as many ‎commentators have, the latest riots in response to the islamophobic film, as another example of ‎intolerant Muslims lacking a funny bone.