Topic: Fabian Society
New data show Britain's tax receipts down and government borrowing up in July, prompting criticism that Cameron's Conservative government is doing 'too little, too slowly' to engineer an economic recovery.
Britain made deep cuts to social services, government jobs, welfare benefits, and defense spending in order to reduce a mounting deficit. The cuts could dramatically reshape British society.
10/28/2010 03:28 pm
Britain's left warns that the country's social fabric will unravel under the deep budget cuts announced today, while conservatives see a new society emerging.
10/20/2010 05:48 pm
Free-market healthcare doesn't exist in the US. Half of every health dollar spent comes from government.
03/11/2010 04:00 pm
Pope Benedict told a group of bishops Tuesday that the equality bill before Britain's Parliament might force it to hire gays, violating church doctrine. The bill seeks to address a host of inequalities, from low wages to women to limited educational opportunities for the poor.
02/03/2010 05:07 pm
In her best novel since “Possession,” A.S. Byatt spins a tale from details of the life of children’s book author Edith Nesbit.
10/09/2009 01:00 am