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Issue No. 2238

‘I think there is a great deal in what the prime minister said. Yes, we need to tackle extremism. Integration is a two‑way street’

Trevor Phillips, the disgraceful chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, echoes Cameron’s bigotry

‘Muslim communities were already under an enormous pressure because they are blamed for terrorism. Any work done by our communities, in alliance with others, is now in jeopardy’

Zeinab Mohamed, midwife and member of Manchester’s Somali community, on David Cameron’s speech

‘I’ve realised that injustice of the kind described in this column is not a perversion of the system; it is the system’

Writer George Monbiot on Tory plans to help bosses avoid tax

‘Bob’s been in a real dilemma as he can’t stand this country’s culture of banker-bashing and finds our attitude to bonuses extraordinary’

Sources close to multi‑millionaire Barclays boss Bob Diamond explain the turmoil he has endured in deciding on his bonus. He settled on a mere £9 million

‘For weeks the Chancellor and David Cameron have watched helplessly... as stories of planned bank bonuses have emerged’

Andrew Porter, Telegraph political editor

‘I made a misstatement’

Former US defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld apparently meant to say Saddam Hussein had “suspect sites” of WMDs, not “sites”, or so he claims


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Who Says?
Tue 8 Feb 2011, 17:25 GMT
Issue No. 2238
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