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The railway has its defenders
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The railway has its defenders

  On Wednesday July 24th, at Wimbledon station, Action For Rail has planned a protest against the privatization of the railways in the UK.   In October 2002, the management of railway infrastructure in Britain became privately controlled in order to improve safety, reliability and efficiency of the railway. Since […]

Muslim ‘evangelists’
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Muslim ‘evangelists’

My friend and I used to sit and drink coffee on Edgware Road, to talk about life, and about his passions. What he said made me think about issues of tolerance in western liberal society.   Steve Latham   His own overriding concern is promoting his faith. For this, he […]

Class in Britain today
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Class in Britain today

According to the Great British Class Survey, our society is now divided into seven social classes, instead of the traditional three – upper, middle and working class. . Steve Latham . A research project organised by the BBC and several universities has drawn on empirical findings, using data about cultural […]