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  • National Post Huron College should open up its Islam course, or shut it down Tuesday February 11th, 2014
    The late Mary Daly, a militant feminist, was a long-time academic at Jesuit-run Boston College. She was a revered icon in the feminist movement, but largely unknown to the general public until, in the 1990s, a male student initiated a lawsuit against Boston for Daly’s attempt to exclude males from a Womens Studies course. Daly would not back down, the plaintiff was successful in hi...
  • National Post It takes a jihadi village Tuesday March 27th, 2012
    Mohamed Merah is captured in this frame grab from a video broadcast by a French television station.    In the immediate aftermath of the recent bloodbath executed by Mohamed Merah in Toulouse, leaving three French paratroopers, a Jewish teacher, his two sons and another Jewish child dead, a number of observers were quick to label Merah a "psychopath" and a &q...
  • National Post Taking a closer look at Islamic Studies Wednesday October 19th, 2011
     Barbara Kay, National Post · Oct. 19, 2011 | Last Updated: Oct. 19, 2011 3:09 AM ET As an academic discipline, Islamic Studies had a political father and a spiritual mother. Political in that colonizing governments sought to understand the peoples they ruled over for more effective control. Spiritual in that Christian missionaries needed to understand Isl...
  • National Post The blessing of dull literature Wednesday August 10th, 2011
     Barbara Kay, National Post · Aug. 10, 2011 | Last Updated: Aug. 10, 2011 3:03 AM ET What's the worst thing that ever happens in Canadian fiction? Somebody falls through the ice and almost drowns (or occasionally does), causing embedded family woes to proliferate. A woman wrestles over whether or not to have an abortion. A couple is unhappy; one of the...
  • National Post The unholy alliance between radical Islam and the hard left Monday May 7th, 2007
    National Post - FULL COMMENT BLOG - Barbara Kay:  The unholy alliance between radical Islam and the hard left  In English Canada, the name Françoise David is not exactly a household word, but, however little credibility she has even in Quebec, she is still a major presence in, and co-founder of a legitimate – that is to say, politically legitimate, not morall...
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