Religious Fundamentalism

Mormons: A Rising Force?

Eric Kaufmann | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK Politics
Eric Kaufmann

Mitt Romney has emerged from a bruising primary as the only serious Republican presidential candidate. The small field of Republican hopefuls also included fellow-Mormon Jon Huntsman. Is this a coincidence?

Is Homophobia the Most Acceptable of Prejudices?

Balaji Ravichandran | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Politics
Balaji Ravichandran

When Stonewall first announced of its intention to run its now iconic slogan - 'Some people are gay. Get over it.' - over a thousand buses in London, I had doubts as to its merits and intentions. Wouldn't it be better, I thought, to actually run a more engaging and less confrontational campaign in favour of equal marriage than to assert a fact that is, to put it mildly, obvious?