The Wealth Inequality gap – does anybody rich give a damn?

The wealth of the UK is increasingly being concentrated into an elite few – the rich are basking in getting exponentially richer, the poor are hiding in the increasingly bigger gutter, and those in the squeezed middle are progressively burying their head in the sand hoping their living standards will rise. Wealth is not simply […]

England’s World Cup football squad announced – a team of losers led by a loser?

The FIFA  World Cup kicks off with 31 teams in ‘Rio de Janeiro’ Brazil in a month’s time – 4 years after England’s last dismal showing on the World stage in South Africa (in the last 16 we got knocked out and blitzed 4-1 by the Germans – Spain beat Netherlands in the Final). What […]

Programme for International Student Assessment

The latest results of worldwide international tests on a country’s academic performance have just been published for 2012(half a million fifteen year olds from some sixty five counties took part). It has been on the go for some 15 years and gets published every three years (parent organisation OECD Paris). China’s region has done well […]