You Can’t Efface the Hate: Orlando and Jo Cox and ‘tough questions’

It has been a terrible week-and-a-half, and everybody knows that we must now ask ourselves tough questions. After the massacre in Orlando, and after the murder of Jo Cox, everyone knows, everyone keeps saying that we must ask ourselves tough questions: about guns and violence and the holding of intolerant beliefs. However it seems to… Read More You Can’t Efface the Hate: Orlando and Jo Cox and ‘tough questions’

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  As I boarded the 14.51 from Edinburgh Waverley to London Euston, I had a moment. I made my way to my allocated seat in Coach C, which was a table seat, stowed my backpack in the overhead rack, tossed my newspaper onto the train table, and made myself comfortable. Even as I did so,… Read More Newspapers