Ken Loach believes Labour’s problems have been brought about by Machiavellian plotting. The media, Labour grandees and disgruntled Blairites are all at it apparently.
After five decades of stability across the developed world, a new era of insecurity is emerging. Values and institutions that were considered sacrosanct are now being questioned or rejected. Nationalism is rapidly emerging as the new political force driving change.
The scandal surrounding BHS has handed the opportunity for Theresa May to demonstrate her willingness to tame the worst excesses of capitalism. Will she take it?
Determined to address the key issues driving health inequality, the government set up a raft of social marketing initiatives targeting smoking, alcohol, obesity and poor diet. Despite years of concerted effort health inequality continues to increase.
‘You are where you went to school’. A familiar phrase, that reflects educational inequality in Britain today. Our private schools account for only a small minority of educational places, yet dominates the backgrounds of those within the ‘knowledge economy’ classes.