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Do We Have a Right to Healthcare?

Do We Have a Right to Healthcare?

Editor’s Note: This guest post was authored by two medical students at University College London   In the UK, healthcare is considered a basic human right and there is a social duty to ensure its provision. In the UK, the correlative obligation to provide healthcare is achieved through the National Health Service (NHS). So the […]


Cuts to Justice?

Cuts to Justice?

  In November 2013, cuts to legal aid were planned in a way that would dramatically affect the distribution of justice. The yearly budget of £2bn – which has already been cut by £320m this parliament – is in line for a further cut of £220m. Of the remaining budget, £1bn is for criminal defence […]


The Gender of a Bicycle

The Gender of a Bicycle

Abigail Burman examines how our built environments can make cycling more inclusive In the last few years, cycling has edged its way into the mainstream.  Many major cities, including London, now have bikeshare programs and new bike companies are springing up and growing.  However, the number of people cycling is still lower than most policymakers […]