Yasmin Alibhai Brown
Known for her sharp commentary on issues of politics, race and religion, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown won the George Orwell Prize for political journalism in 2002 and the Emma Award for Journalism in 2004. She is also a radio and television broadcaster and author of several books including the acclaimed 'The Settler's Cookbook: A Memoir of Migration', 'Love and Food' and 'Who Do We Think We Are? Imagining the New Britain'.
27 April 2014 06:07 PM
I can’t forget that, not that long ago, he was notorious for his bedroom scores
Religion and politics don’t mix. Faith groups use the language of rights to undermine those rights. Britain needs disestablishment
27 April 2014 06:05 PM
Religions are demanding special rights, and emasculating equality
26 April 2014 12:00 AM
I read this book when it was first published in 2004. It was amusing, chatty, bursting with flavour and zesty as an energy drink, but, as a study, neither illuminating nor convincing. Fox is a leading anthropologist who seems to have decided that her subject is just too dreary and needs to lighten up. She metaphorically burnt her blue stockings, donned cocktail dresses and heels and wrote a populist, skittish tract. She has not sobered up in the new, updated edition.
24 April 2014 04:30 PM
20 April 2014 06:19 PM
This is a man absolutely of the establishment
13 April 2014 06:22 PM
Both writers knew poverty in their youth. How did they feel in their last years as austerity bit hardest those who had least?
13 April 2014 05:59 PM
Since the Roache, Travis and Evans acquittals the police and CPS are being mocked, but this mood of scepticism and blame will deter victims from coming forward
Thirteen years on, Afghanistan is a bloody failure – and it is ordinary Syrians who are paying the price
06 April 2014 06:03 PM
The only real winner in the long Afghan conflict has been the arms industry
06 April 2014 05:47 PM
He was incarcerated for 26 years, but when he was released he became Nelson Mandela’s trusted political adviser
I’ve finally become thoroughly British – I’m hooked on dieting and now I’m as mixed-up and miserable as the rest of the country
31 March 2014 01:00 AM
Food faddism and hopelessly muddled advice sap the will
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
President Putin is a dangerous psychopath - reason is not going to work with him
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign
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