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E-petition Urges Government To Take Steps To 'Curb' Immigration

PA | Posted 12.31.2011 | Home

Campaigners have launched a petition urging the Government to take "all necessary steps" to curb immigration and stop the UK's population from swellin...

After the British Riots: What Comes Next?

Erik Bleich | Posted 10.22.2011 | World
Erik Bleich

The recent events in England allow us the opportunity to make social scientific lemonade out of British lemons. Cameron's government should not only crack down on protesters, but also unearth funds to implement jobs programs for at-risk youth.

Public Unrest, Social Institutions and Trust

Iyiola Solanke | Posted 10.15.2011 | World
Iyiola Solanke

The outbreaks of violence, looting and arson in England's towns and cities might become slightly less perplexing if set within the context of the immoral behavior and wrong-doing that seems common in public life.

One Million More Homes In Fuel Poverty As Energy Prices Soar

PA | Posted 09.13.2011 | Home

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Rising gas and electricity prices pushed another million households across the UK into fuel poverty in 2009, according to figure...