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 […]


Prison Cells for Profit

Prison Cells for Profit

They promise to increase efficiency, but what is the real cost of for-profit prisons? As the US prison population continues to grow, there should be pause for thought on both sides of the Atlantic A football stadium named after a prison sounds like something that must be made up. Unbelievably, a university in Florida considered […]