There has been a 26.4% increase in the number of serious offences committed by offenders on probation since the privatisation of the service in 2013.
Category archive: Secure and Resilient Societies
Anarchy in the USA: five years on, the legacy of Occupy Wall Street and what it can teach us in the Age of Trump
It was a turning point in the story of a new kind of democracy – and how the state tried to snuff it out. In a coordinated show of force, state and federal authorities evicted Occupy Wall Street (OWS) and a number of similar camps across the US.
Western democracies are in turmoil. From Brexit to Donald Trump, to a general lack of trust in politics, disillusioned voters are expressing their frustration in strange ways.
Despite some serious trouble with finances, the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games seem to be bouncing back.
The UK has just introduced plastic banknotes, almost 30 years after they were used for the first time in Australia.
We tend to take it for granted that our economy is a market economy. Mainstream economics is particularly committed to that idea.