hidden poverty of affluent towns

Whenever I talk about Oldham, people conjure up all sorts of ideas of what life is like here. Most people know that we are a

If that isn’t the answer, what is?

News of Phil Spector’s death has been all over the news. You can read his obituary in The Times (paywall). I was particularly struck by

Ben Shapiro and the morality of Socialism

I came across this video clip of Ben Shapiro criticising Socialism. Shapiro is an American conservative political commentator, columnist and talk radio host. It is

It’s just a thought but here’s how we might fund a response to the asylum seeker crisis

I, along with most of Europe, have watched on as we see increasing numbers of people fleeing their home countries and seeking refuge in the

Tax, total depravity and why I disagree with R.C. Sproul Jr.

Great piece by @rcsprouljr. A man theologically close to me; politically poles apart. Relevant for left & right alike http://t.co/Qi6DDzE7hr — Stephen Kneale (@steve_kneale) July

Should we extend Sunday trading: our answer shows what we value

When the right-wing Archbishop Cranmer blog lines up right alongside The Guardian, USDAW, several Labour leadership candidates and TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady one knows something has gone awry.

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