New Poll: “76% Britons say they are ‘not religious'”

YouGov, the international internet-based market research firm, has a new poll out. Here is a quick summary of the findings that they published yesterday … 76% Britons say they are ‘not religious’, but 56% say Britain is Christian, & 61% agree it should be Most Britons say that they do not belong to any particular … Read more

The White House vs Catholicism

Barack Obama has come under a barrage of criticism from religious organisations over a new requirement that Catholic-run schools and hospitals provide free contraception to workers. As you might imagine, the republicans have also leapt upon this issue and are attempting to mint some political coin out of it by claiming he is “hostile to … Read more

#FreeAlaa

The news from Egypt is not good … aljazeera reports here … There’s been a surge of commentary under the #FreeAlaa hashtag on Twitter, as activists condemn the trial of the renowned blogger and activist, Alaa Abd El Fattah. Abd El Fattah is being charged on 12 counts, including – as of a court hearing … Read more

Onion satire becomes factual reality – 9/11 Conspiracy Theories Ridiculous

The Onion, everybody’s favorite source for satire, has given us all a good laugh with headlines such as … ‘9/11 Conspiracy Theories Ridiculous’ – Al Qaeda You can find the satire they did on that uploaded to YouTube back in 2008 here on 1st April (well come on, what other date could they possibly pick), … Read more