Author Archives: George Readings

No Woman’s Land: On the frontlines with female reporters

George Readings reports on No Woman’s Land, a book documenting the experiences of female journalists; it was launched today to mark International Women’s Day.

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As Times launches Save our Cyclists campaign, perhaps now TfL will listen

George Readings reports on the launch of the Times’s campaign to make life easier for cyclists in London and all around the country.

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Ineffective ban on Islamist group shows May’s desperation

Theresa May’s desperation to be seen as a strong home secretary is apparent in how badly the banning of Islamist thugs Muslims Against Crusades has been handled.

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How much longer will Labour MPs cosy up to extremists?

George Readings reports on the controversy surrounding banned Islamist extremist Raed Salah – who was set to appear in Parliament alongside three Labour MPs.

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Woolly terminology undermines new ‘Prevent’ strategy

For the Home Office, its recently relaunched Prevent strategy was its third attempt at creating an effective counter-extremism strategy.

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Extremism at university: What is to be done?

Counter-terrorism expert George Readings looks at the problem of Islamist extremism in university and examines what can be done to tackle radicalism.

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Too many on the Left are continuing to promote Islamist extremists

The Left must not allow a proud history of anti-fascism to be hijacked by alliances with Islamists, which won’t help victims of bigotry, reports George Readings.

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7/7 inquest won’t help us understand modern terrorist threat

George Readings explains why the 7/7 inquest into the July 7th al-Qaeda bombings in London fails to help us understand the modern terrorist threat.

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If the EDL find a British Geert Wilders, the political scene could change

Nearly a month after what appears to have been a Daily Star scoop, The Independent reports that the English Defence League does indeed intend to become a legitimate political party.

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Searchlight’s ‘Fear and Hope’ paints a fascinating and concerning picture

Searchlight, the group behind the anti-BNP ‘HOPE not hate’ campaign, have today published Fear and HOPE, a report examining British attitudes towards culture and identity in the 21st century.

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