If the world’s richest 10 people renounced their wealth, it wouldn’t amount to a hill of beans

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There’s a meme going round Twitter at the moment, which reads: If the world’s richest 10 people renounced their wealth, the world’s 1 billion hungry human beings can be fed for 250 years with the money. I can’t find any cite for this claim, but it appears to originate with an account called @InjusticeFacts. The …

Save a prayer

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There’s much wailing and gnashing of teeth this morning in the media regarding the ruling by a court that Bideford Town Council doesn’t have the right to hold prayers as part of the meeting. This article by the BBC is a fair summary. Sample headlines include Christianity on the rack as judge bans public prayer …