Michael Clegg took a PhD in Cognitive Psychology and having worked in Government he is now a freelance writer and teacher with particular interest in art history, current affairs and secularism.
Articles by Michael Clegg:
The notorious ‘Muslim fostering row’ is a perfect example of the media fanning the flames by using the language of religious identity politics. An obvious danger of fetishising religious identities within our politics is that aggressive majorities can play the game quite as well as anyone else. This was neatly evidenced in the reporting of […] Read more
The worrying transition of Anne Marie Waters from secular campaigner to far-right idol poses some uncomfortable questions. Read more
The DUP are not the only Northern Irish party to have a regressive stance on abortion. This is an opportunity to shine a light on Sinn Féin. Read more
To what extent should Tim Farron's socially conservative, Christian beliefs matter? Should politics be defined by actions, regardless of private beliefs? Read more