Troubled water is just what Bishop Peric wants to flow between the Muslim and Christian parts of the sundered Herzegovinian capital, writes Ian Traynor.
Oliver KammIf you look to top right, you can just make out, on brow of the hill, a giant cross. That isn’t ancient. It was erected as act of sectarianism & intimidation in 1990s - aptly described here as vulgar symbol of Catholic domination. Divisions run deep.
Understanding how banks create money is essential for young economists who want to reform finance and banking.
Oliver KammJournalists should tread carefully when writing books on technical subjects they don’t understand (I’ve seen some shockingly bad cases on, eg, language). Frances Coppola here deals with a book on “financialisation” whose author doesn’t understand finance.
Prabhjit “Bob” Dhillon stands down after HuffPost UK highlighted posts in which he called for Britain’s border to be closed to Muslims and suggested moderate followers of Islam were complicit in terror.
Oliver KammI received 1000s of abusive messages, & many threats, when I commented on @SkyNews last month in debate with Ben Habib MEP that @brexitparty_uk is racist & xenophobic. All you need do is look at the people it selects as candidates.
Left wing activist Salma Yaqoob has launched an audacious bid to win the Labour nomination to challenge Andy Street as West Midlands Mayor, BirminghamLive understands. Yaqoob has made an 11th hour application to win the Labour nomination.
High profile celebrities – including ex-England striker Gary Lineker and Countdown presenter Rachel Riley – have pledged not to publicise the social media abuse they receive from vile online trolls.
Instead, the group of television stars,...
Alaric Bamping was a student SWP firebrand – now he’s standing for the Brexit party. Forty years on, his ex – now a Guardian and Observer writer – asks him what happened
Oliver KammIt’s really not very mysterious. The SWP is an antisemitic sect that seeks the destruction of parliamentary democracy. The Brexit Party is a racist org that regards deliberative democracy & an independent judiciary as treachery.
Jewish member of the British Parliament Luciana Berger at Westminster. Photo: Reuters / Simon Dawson. A fanatical supporter of the …
Oliver KammSorry to see that a story about a peculiarly vile antisemitic & misogynistic troll is doing the rounds in Jewish media overseas. The story is accurate so far as it goes, except that the troll, one David Lindsay, is not & never has been a Labour candidate.
For the best part of a decade, Britain has experienced a jobs boom. The latest figures show that the employment rate is 76.1 per cent, the joint-highest since comparable records began in 1971 and...
Oliver KammBritain’s much-vaunted flexible labour market is failing. We need to reform a dysfunctional system of housing & loosen - not tighten - immigration controls. My column for @TimesBusiness tomorrow.