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Is Britain a Christian Nation?

(22) Comments | Posted 3 January 2012 | (12:54)

David Cameron's statement that Britain is a Christian country is both brave and wrong. He was of course right to say that many of our morals today come from the Bible, but does that make Britain a Christian country? He was also right to draw a contrast with...

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The Real Battle of St Paul Cathedral: The Occupy Movement and Millennial Politics

(1) Comments | Posted 29 October 2011 | (18:50)

St Paul's Cross in the churchyard of St Paul's Cathedral is the ancient meeting point where the citizens of London would gather to decide matters of common concern. It was at the Cross that Saxons, Normans and others held a folkmoot in 1066 to decide how to respond to the...

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What Can Occupy Wall Street Learn From London?

(0) Comments | Posted 12 October 2011 | (16:36)

As a UK observer of the Occupy Wall Street I am struck by the parallels with the campaign that emerged in response to the financial crisis in the UK spearheaded by London Citizens. Rather than a street protest it came to focus on an assembly at the Barbican...

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