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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.

Causes Behind Homelessness in the UK

Causes Behind Homelessness in the UK

Homelessness is a serious problem in the UK, but what are the real causes behind it? As with most societal issues, there isn’t a clear answer. People become homeless for a number of different reasons, some of which are very specific to a particular person and some of which are indicative of problems with society as a whole.

Elitism in British Higher Education

Elitism in British Higher Education

An education system that isn’t built around a system of equity for everyone is doomed to just become a tool that widens the privilege gap, and that’s why some scholars are arguing that changes needed to be made to the United Kingdom’s institutes of higher education.

Fighting the Stigma of Homelessness

Fighting the Stigma of Homelessness

So often, homeless individuals are stigmatized by the general public. There are many different blanket statements that are made about these individuals that seem to give the public a reason to not be compassionate and not be helpful.

Elitism in British Culture

Elitism in British Culture

Elitism is not archaic, it is an epidemic, especially in Britain. In a world where equality continues to be championed as the ultimate ideal, does our lovely United Kingdom stay deeply ingrained in the past ideals of elitism?