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Achieving Pay Equality in the UK

Achieving Pay Equality in the UK

Gender equality has come a long way in the past century, but this does not mean that sexism is entirely erased. In many nations around the world, men make far more money than women do, even when they are working at comparable jobs.

The Lower-Class Struggle in UK Schools

The Lower-Class Struggle in UK Schools

Perhaps the most class-conscious nation in the world, the UK has long struggled with inequality in its educational system. Despite government initiatives to boost academic performance in inner-city schools, for example, the country's great institutions of learning...

A Look at Poverty in the UK

A Look at Poverty in the UK

In recent years, the United Kingdom has felt the squeeze of the global recession. Nowhere has this been more serious than in the housing sector. In the UK, homelessness is reaching unprecedented levels. It's a real crisis. As foreign investors and corporations enter...

The UK Opioid Crisis

The UK Opioid Crisis

Is the UK heading toward a US-style opioid crisis? Evidence accumulated over the past decade suggests that it might be if urgent steps aren’t taken to head it off.

Who is Ken Loach?

Who is Ken Loach?

British movie director, writer and producer, Ken Loach, has never been the typical film creator who relied on the popularity of big stars merely to carry a movie. Instead, he has often said that cinema has allowed him to place the focus on “ordinary people and their dilemmas.”

How Education Fights Poverty

How Education Fights Poverty

The relationship between poverty and education is vital. It’s easy to say that education leads to a better life, but the reasons are very complex and far-reaching.