Tag: social cohesion

Reform and the benefits system

If you’re claiming disability benefits because you could only walk with crutches, then being filmed whilst skydiving probably isn’t a smart move. Express. A BENEFITS cheat who claimed she could only walk with crutches sky-dived from a plane at 12,000ft,…

Justice will be done?

Seems the police officer who attacked and was contributory (allegedly) to the death of Ian Tomlinson is to face trial. BBC. an Tomlinson was unlawfully killed by a Metropolitan Police officer at the G20 protests, an inquest jury has said.…

Barbarians at the gates?

A REPORT by MPs and peers has confirmed what any sensible person has known for years, that our universities and colleges are breeding grounds for Islamic extremism. Telegraph. Islamic fundamentalism is being allowed to flourish at universities, endangering national security,…

Jumping Ship

Ok, Every country has people leaving, and people coming. Not everyone is happy with his or her country regardless of where they are in the world; this is not something unique to England or the UK. But what is clear…

Is The Great Experiment A Failure?

By great experiment, I mean comprehensive education and the permissive generation: Parents have been accused of abandoning responsibility for their children at the school gates as teachers warned that pupils are turning up unprepared for lessons. Comprehensive education has been…

America’s credit wobbles

The fuss about S&P’s “AAA with negative outlook” for US credit is remarkable mainly for being so far behind the curve. The Beijing-based Dagong credit rating company gave America a significantly lower “AA” with negative outlook, back in July 2010…