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No justification, no peace

Prime Minister Tony Blair, at a Downing Street press conference on Tuesday: “Let us expose the obscenity of these people saying it is concern for Iraq that drives them to...
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What the F…?

“They know what is what but they don’t know what is what, what the f—?” These words, from Fatboy Slim’s ‘Star 69’ dancefloor hit of a few years back, started...
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Friday Phun

Enough with the war-time postings. The Village Voice has gone all Brit-pop on us this week. First, this week’s full-page Voice “essay” greets us with that famous picture of Tony...
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Dumb Quote of the Day…

“The truth is that shoddy theology does not exist without a dodgy foreign policy.” Says who? Says Salma Yaqoob, the national vice-chair of Respect and chair of Birmingham Stop the...
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Northern Soul

“I can confirm that since that morning of Thursday July 7, you have not saved one single Muslim’s life in your phoney war for freedom. A war which targets innocent...
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No Laughing Matter…

I don’t know if it comes as a major surprise that the murderers behind last week’s terrorist attacks in London were of British nationality. Perhaps the bigger shock is that...
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Week Start

I’ve been out in the woods since Thursday night and while not fully oblivious to the news, neither have I been saturated by it like I would be if broadband...
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2 7s Clash

It’s extraordinarily hard to contain my anger about Thursday’s bombings in London. This sadly prevalent form of terrorism that actively encourages and endorses the indiscriminate killing of civilians is beyond...
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