The only way to protect children online is parental responsibility

Last week I took part in the programme Moral Maze on BBC Radio 4. You can listen to it here, following this link. (There is a bit of kerfuffle with having to register, if you have not done so already.) The programme was a discussion of that perennial topic: children and the internet. The discussion struck me as somewhat too wide-ranging, but a few points it raised are of interest. First of all…
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How long until students denounce Shakespeare as a white imperialist?

The news that students at Manchester University have painted over Rudyard Kipling’s famous poem “If” (which, ironically, had been put up in the students’ union to inspire them) and replaced it with Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise” does not come as a surprise, following as it does the attempt of Oxford University students to have a statue of Cecil Rhodes removed. Kipling, like Rhodes, was an…
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Catholic bishops ‘behaving like coup plotters’, says Nicaraguan president

Daniel Ortega, the President of Nicaragua, has accused bishops of stirring up unrest in the country, comparing them to “satanical criminals”. Speaking at a rally to mark the 39th anniversary of the revolution that brought him the power, Ortega said protesters against his government were being financed by a “North American empire” and that bishops who were attempted to mediate were “behaving like…
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