doctors start voting from today on whether to strike in the UK, what’s the likely impact of withdrawing medical care on the health of the nation? The doctor’s union, the British Medical Association, seems to be gambling that the government doesn’t want to alarm the electorate.
But when doctors strike, the scientific research evidence finds that patients stop dying….MORE: huffingtonpost.
MIT’s Living Wage Calculator estimates the cost of living (“living wage”) in each of the nation’s counties and major metropolitan areas, and compares it to the minimum wage for a variety of household types. Mapped here are three types:…more: STORYMAPS.ESRI.COM
Just days after two Muslims were accused of gunning down 14 people in California, a Reuters/Ipsos poll shows 51 percent of Americans view Muslims living in the United States the same as any other community, while 14.6 percent are generally fearful….
“If terrorism is designed to create a larger gap between Muslims and Westerners, unfortunately they’re succeeding,”… The poll has a credibility interval of 3.4 percentage points for all Americans and about 5.5 percentage points when looking at just Republican or Democratic responses…more: news.yahoo.com
In an unprecedented venture, Sky News commissioned an opinion poll by Survation into what Muslims and non-Muslims think about a range of issues including radicalisation, security concerns, political uncertainty, a rise in hate crimes and growing prejudice.
We asked 1,000 Muslims and 1,000 non-Muslims to share their opinions and found that, while most Muslims saw their religion as being in step with British values, 16% did not.
The results showed that younger Muslims were more likely to see their values aligned to those of Britain, with 73% of those aged 18 to 34 agreeing, compared to 71% of those aged over 55. Male Muslims were also more likely to agree – with 78% versus the female figure of 64%. …..mor news.sky