TEENAGE mothers are sterilised. Neds on Asbos are named and shamed on the nightly news. Neighbours from hell are evicted, Big Brother-style, by mobile phone vote.
Welcome to Glasgow in 2020. Or at least as some of the city's citizens imagine it. This i
Civic leaders in Glasgow were last night accused of running out of ideas by a report they helped to fund.
Demos, a London-based think-tank, said the city's council and other authorities had left whole communities and neighbourhoods behind as they chase
Forging a future from the old ashes
We need to monitor the attitudes of users - the 'self-advertisers' - in more depth to see if they are truly more open and less private than previous generations. The initial evidence is that they still have an innate sense of privacy. If so, social networ
Demos, a leading think tank in London, conducted a study entitled Atlas of Ideas (January 2007), which found that Asian countries such as India, China and South Korea have developed spectacular capacities for excellence in these areas and are positioned t
The higher education press has lately been full of complaints about students' command of English. Universities need fees and, it's claimed, admit students to courses when their command of English isn't adequate.
Now, when it really matters, we are about to witness another reinvention of Gordon Brown. As Tony Blair finally makes way and the long weeks of the Labour leadership succession begin, Brown will seek a significant change of style.
Outside work, many of us try to live fair, ethical lives. So why do we abandon that sense of social responsibility the moment we hit the office.
“Certainly globalisation means that life has got more complex and because it’s got more complex there is a degree of uncertainty,” says Charlie Edwards, an expert on business resilience at Demos. In America, terrorism is seen as a major threat to business
Terrorism is the main reason given for the split. Mr Reid says the new Home Office will be “faster, brighter and more agile” at catching bombers. It will handle policing, ID cards and immigration, and a new security and counter-terrorism outfit will take