Friday, March 24, 2017

Could another Rickman or Bowie emerge in modern society?

Both Alan Rickman and David Bowie died recently, taken from us by cancer, both aged 69: but that was not the only thing they...

Trident: Does it push your button?

The politics of the Trident programme have been used as a political football and used to play on our fears for years. Now more than...

Pay Inequality: why are we so reluctant to discuss closing the gap?

Jeremy Corbyn was slated by the media for suggesting the implementation of a maximum wage, but it begs the question, why are we scared...

No Smoke. No Fire. Still burnt.

Most people in the UK have a general belief that we live in a society that is protected by a robust legal system there...

Tony Blair has no right to lecture about ‘imperfect knowledge’

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has launched a campaign to try to persuade the British people to change their minds about leaving the European...

Panama Papers: is the game up for wealthy tax dodgers?

The largest cross-border journalism collaboration ever has uncovered a giant leak of documents from Mossack Fonseca, a global law firm based in Panama. Three...

While our NHS gently weeps – A tale of privatisation

In a nation battered by years of brutal war with Nazi Germany, Clement Attlee's "social contract" saw the introduction of a National Health Service,...

NHS ‘has busiest year in its history’

It's worth reading the article by Health Correspondent Nick Triggle on the BBC News website (see here.)  It is indeed worrying for the service...

Are we producing too many drama school graduates?

The U.K has some of the finest and most reputable drama schools in the world including RADA and the Central School of Speech and Drama, not...

NHS Crisis: what the government can do to help

"The health service is in crisis."   That's what the papers and media outlets scream; all the pressure groups are pushing for your signatures, but...