Gender segregation: breaking the law to appease Islamism

Students and staff at the London School of Economics (LSE) are accustomed to being in the limelight. Whether it is taking money from North-African dictators, promoting anti-Muslim and homophobic charities or harassing atheist students for their ‘blasphemous’ t-shirts – LSE is often at the centre of controversy. Now, another facet has been added to the […]

Dishonest and harmful attacks on ‘extreme secularism’

After taking on “militant atheists” in their last publication, London School of Economics Director Craig Calhoun, above left, and University of Bristol Sociology Professor Tariq Modood have now found a new target for their quest against what they call the problem of “lack of religion in the public sphere”. This time, it is “extreme secularism”. […]

The rise of university ‘faith warriors’

The protagonists of the anti-communist hysteria were commonly referred to as ‘cold warriors’. The trademark of the cold warrior was the obsession with their ideology, and the ideology of the respective other. The only lens through which the cold warrior could see the world was ‘with us or against us’, communist or anti-communist. The far-right […]