Ooh, tell me more about what you don’t know…#Islam

by Natasha Kalantar  Some local cultural practices (such as wearing a headscarf) have become linked, in the popular mind, to the articles of faith of Islam. Has the world’s general idea of the Islamic faith focused too much on tradition, and not enough on core beliefs? Asma.S@Asooom_S Mustafa Akyol: Faith versus tradition in Islam http://www.ted.com/talks/mustafa_akyol_faith_versus_tradition_in_islam.html… Read More

A Plague Named Inequality

Author Katherine Engels waxes lyrical about structural inequalities in the media, gender, dinosaurs & Radio 4 by Samantha Asumadu & Natasha Kalantar Katherine Angel@KayEngels Women make up only 20% of solo radio broadcasters. I’m not surprised, but I’m depressed. via @guardian bit.ly/15AfuO8 Piers Morgan@piersmorgan And 0% of all @Guardian editors in history > RT @lisaocarroll… Read More

Sacrilege in the name of England

by Natasha Kalantar Cemeteries are, as a general rule, places where people go to pay their respects to their loved ones. Places of burial and reverence. Cemeteries are not places to disrespect people you never knew based on what race or nationality you think they are. Gravestones in a Newport cemetery in Wales have been… Read More