Monthly Archives: September 2012

“These are not the prophets you are looking for…”

For many centuries, religions around the world commanded respect. I choose this word “commanded” carefully. It was not earned, – they demanded respect, with menaces, from a position of ritualised authority and not from any humanitarian motive. Thousands died as … Continue reading

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Tracing the Hillsborough history:- Thatcher & the Police

My least favourite labour ex minister has just raised a necessary angle regarding what led to the culture of police impunity when it came to the Hillsborough disaster cover up. A few voices have dissented, mainly Maggie’s unblinking defenders, but … Continue reading

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