Category Archives: Good Society

WW1: The hidden story of soldier’s mutinies, strikes and riots

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In 1919, Britain came close to a workers and soldiers uprising. But it’s not a story the official WW1 commemoration wants to highlight.

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In a city as wealthy as London, no one should be sleeping rough

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In a city as wealthy as London, no one should be sleeping rough.

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Cities can take on the ‘big six’ energy companies

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Politicians on all sides want to devolve power to the cities to boost economic growth. Energy should be central to this new agenda.

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Coalition releasing sex offenders without treatment

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It’s time that the Conservative justice secretary stopped trying to justify the oversight and started looking at ways to correct it.

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Britain’s councillors: old, white, wealthy…hard-working?

Councillors are older, working longer and are more educated than in the past, according to a new survey.

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Up close, Scottish nationalism looks a lot like other nationalisms

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Nationalism has many potential outcomes, but they are all based on a concern for ‘our people’ not ‘the people’.

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UK Surveillance Bill: giving up privacy for security but with no guarantee of security

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Freedoms cannot be given up for the nebulous cause of ‘security’.

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Battling hostile management, Ritzy workers inspire low-paid workers across the UK

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At least some young workers are starting to realise that they won’t get paid what they’re entitled to without a fight.

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Forget Wallace, what Miliband doesn’t have is sufficient distinction in the message

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If Miliband can’t win on style, substance becomes more important, but I’m not sure Labour really understand this.

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London rents now double that of rest of UK

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The cost of renting in London has soared in recent years.

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