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You may have heard about the story of a teenager in Turkey who was sent to jail for apparently insulting the president. Now the words “teen” and “insult” might conjure up in your mind some rebellious kid yelling unprintable abuse at a well-respected politician, but that is not what went […]

Teenager sent to jail in Turkey for the crime of calling for secularism



Sometimes it is simply appropriate to, coffee shop style, slap an article down and announce, “You must read this”. Well, this is one of those occasions, because Johann Hari says it far better than I ever could … Sometimes, there are hinge-points in human history -moments when we have to […]

The deal we dare not turn down