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Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

    Capital at core of British elections
    Capital at core of British elections
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    Religious ransom
    Religious ransom
    The religious rallied by torchlight outside the British Houses of Parliament recently. Inside the House of Lords they were voting whether to strike...
    One, truly bad, reason
    One, truly bad, reason
    The grand assemblage of Muslim MPs, members of the House of Lords (peers) and leaders of 38 key United Kingdom groups who signed an open letter to...
    'Blair must banish religion from public life'
    'Blair must banish religion from public life'
    A week after London was hit by a series of bomb blasts, the death cult struck again, unstoppable in its deranged religious mania. This time no...
    Tony Blair alone bears the blame
    Tony Blair alone bears the blame
    The story of the night is the defection from Labour by those marching over to the Lib Dems -- and some even to the Tories. Labour MPs never...
    False paeans to the Pope
    False paeans to the Pope
    The eulogies have begun already. Extraordinary things are being written about the Pope for his 25th jubilee this week, yet these are mere aperitifs...
    Afghanistan a year later
    Afghanistan a year later
    So was the war on Afghanistan worth it after all? The daisy-cutters and the cluster bombs, the misguided missiles butchering wedding parties while...