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  • In Theory: On mandated tolerance at religious schools

    After allegations last spring that several schools in Birmingham, England had been infiltrated by a group of people “with a restricted and narrow interpretation of their faith” trying to achieve an “Islamisation” of secular state schools (Operation Trojan Horse), Education Secretary Michael Grove announced that schools throughout the country would have to promote “British values of tolerance.”
  • In Theory: Is 'radicalization' child abuse?

    The mayor of London wrote in a March 2 column in the Daily Telegraph that Muslim children who are at risk of radicalization by their parents are victims of child abuse and should be removed from their homes. Mayor Boris Johnson says that such a move...

    On the Town: Stepping out to remember the British Invasion

    On the Town: Stepping out to remember the British Invasion
    There was no need to “ferry cross the Mersey” or even take a trip “across the pond” to enjoy the classic music of the British Invasion this past Saturday evening.  For Burbankers, just a short drive over Mount Lee to the Ford...

    In Theory: How ready for isolation are you?

    Do you like ocean views, peace, quiet and solitude, and a captive congregation? Then the island of Tristan da Cunha could be perfect. It's advertising for a new parish priest — the previous incumbent left in 2010. There are some catches, though,...

    The man who stopped the Beatles

    The man who stopped the Beatles
    Swinging London in the spring of 1967 was a feverish hot house of British big beat, the very latest mod fashions and a burgeoning psychedelic culture. Music was ruled by the Rolling Stones and Beatles, yet in the Ides of March saw a version of the 20-...