Tag Archive for extremism

Sing together for Paris

The horrific murders in Paris shocked us all. Let us come together to show solidarity with the French people - and show that terrorists will not divide us.

Extremism: why a counter-narrative is never enough

Countering the destructive and divisive narratives of extremists is vital, but on its own a counter-narrative will never be enough. We also need to offer all people in our society a positive and inclusive vision of a British society that we all want to share, and in which we are all welcome to play a part, argues Sunder Katwala.

Promoting shared British values important in combating extremism

The Prime Minister’s speech in Birmingham today, outlining the elements of a strategy to tackle extremism, was right to focus on British values as a key foundation for efforts to build a more inclusive society. Counter-extremism must do more than just propose inaction in its place, but must also offer a positive vision of a confident, inclusive Britain that is open to all of us.

7/7 survivor and faith leaders walk together

Faith leaders from the Muslim, Jewish and Christian faiths were joined today by 7/7 survivor Gill Hicks to support the #WalkTogether initiative, which calls on people all over Britain to get off the bus, train or tube one stop early on 7 July 2015 and walk the last stop, in a quiet moment of remembrance and unity

Poll shows anxious decade since 7/7

A new poll shows an anxious decade since 7/7, with most feeling community relations have got worse. The need to stand together remains greater than ever, writes Steve Ballinger.

Mirrors of extremism?

“Hurling Rubble at the Sun” and “Hurling Rubble at the Moon”, both the work of playwright Avaes Mohammad and shown at the Park Theatre, Finsbury Park offered a thought-provoking study of radicalisation and political violence.

Photo: Sean Wallis

Far right suffer “death blow” in British local elections

British Future interviewed leading academic expert Matthew Goodwin who says the BNP will consider abandoning "ballot box strategy" after their worst election results for a decade.