American Football is kept competitive by sharing out much of the revenue that is generated by the sport equally between the clubs and by salary caps. This means that the sport does not divide into big and small clubs, between rich and poor the way that British football has. There is some revenue sha
In a multi-faith Country we should not be wishing everyone a Merry Christmas but rather we should follow the Americans in wishing Season’s Greetings. Should we be celebrating ‘Christmas’ when most of our population no longer practices Christianity? It is however still a tradition and while we
Religion is a key part of many people's lives and should not, therefore, be deliberately kept out of political debate. Because most Western societies are primarily Christian any attempt to keep religion out of politics maintains the status quo and makes it harder for people of other religions to ha
Disabled people are regularly portrayed in a negative light by the media, their treatment in movies and on TV is often unsympathetic and shallow. They do not take a deeper look at the issues. Should the disabled get more proactive to counter negative media representations or is that counterproductiv
Over the last 15 years the English Premier League and its clubs have enjoyed such an influx of money that it can call itself the richest league in the world. However, has all this wealth at the top end of the beautiful game been shared around too few clubs, and made football less competitive?
Labour may be leaving the country in dire financial straits and not changed public services as radically as they might have done but whether it was caused by them or not Britain has probably become more tolerant. It may seem from the perennial theme of election campaigns that is asylum seekers and e
Why is status so determined by what we own? We judge others and feel judged because of what we wear, where we live and what car we drive. We pour over glossy magazines sighing in envy at the glamorous lives of the rich/wealthy and famous flitting from yacht to private plane to mansion. When reall