Between Cultures in the U.K.

Check out the debate taking place on the other side of the Atlantic over Muslim women wearing naqib. It was sparked by Jack Straw, leader of the House of Commons, who asked his constituents to remove it for the purpose of face-to-face dialog. Also interesting are the comments submitted in response to Hannah Pool's editorial in the Guardian about Madonna's plans to adopt a baby from Africa. "It's arrogance for white westerners to assume that anything is better than growing up in Africa," she writes, but many of her British readers disagree.