Immigration is lowest concern on young voters’ Brexit list. Young voters aged 18 to 34 believe that reducing immigration is the least important issue Theresa May should focus on as she prepares to take the UK out of the EU, a new poll has found.
The survey by Opinium found that people in this age group put reducing numbers coming into the UK last out of 22 priorities, with the availability of jobs, protection of human rights and well-funded public services their main concerns. The poll commissioned by Brexit Watch, run by thinktank Common Vision, highlights a sharp generational divide in views on the direction in which the UK is heading. It found that 57% of young people are not confident Brexit is being negotiated to suit their interests, against 28% who are confident. It shows that most young people do not back the main premise behind May’s Brexit strategy – that concern about immigration is so great that it should drive government policy.
Ideas Kitchen. 19 November 2016 / 19:00 Gnome House, 7 Blackhorse Lane, E17 6DS Help pick the winning project at the Ideas Kitchen winter community dinner on Saturday 19 November from 7pm.
Over the past few weeks, local artists and residents have been submitting ideas for creative community projects. This dinner gives them a platform to pitch their ideas, and gives you the opportunity to vote for the one you like best. You’ll be asked for a suggested donation of £5 at the door, in exchange for a hot meal from a local restaurant and the chance to cast your vote.
All the money donated will go towards funding the chosen project, meaning the more donations collected, the more funding it will receive. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org In partnership with The Mill, Gnome House, Bebop Baby and x7eaven. Trump, Brexit and the age of popular revolt: 2016 in Long Reads. The political earthquakes of 2016 have shaken the complacent preconceptions of the liberal establishment.
But the signs were there. Here are ten stories that tried to reckon with our new era of populist backlash. The dark history of Donald Trump’s rightwing revolt – Timothy Shenk The Republican intellectual establishment tried to block Trump – but his message of cultural and racial resentment has deep roots in the American right How technology disrupted the truth – Katharine Viner Social media has swallowed the news – threatening the funding of public-interest reporting and ushering in an era when everyone has their own facts.
Abandoned places: the worlds we've left behind – in pictures.
Code of Conduct 4 16 16. Gmail - Free Storage and Email from Google. Why it's wrong to call addiction a disease. Is addiction a disease?
Most people think so. The idea has become entrenched in our news media, our treatment facilities, our courts and in the hearts and minds of addicts themselves. It’s a potent concept: if you’re an alcoholic or a drug addict, then you’re ill. And you’re going to remain ill. According to Nora Volkow, head of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, “addiction is a chronic, relapsing brain disease,” and that definition has been adopted by medical researchers and policy makers everywhere. Two huge benefits of the disease concept are frequently touted by Volkow and others. Recently, the supremacy of the disease model was highlighted by an article in the New England Journal of Medicine. There is good reason to ask whether addiction actually is a disease. Neuroscience is a young discipline, and the distinction between brain development and brain pathology remains muddy (think ADHD, autism, depression) – ideal terrain for drawing arbitrary lines in the sand.
Training the communicative recitalist: exercises inspired by Sanf. Artists' International Development Fund. The Artists' International Development fund is jointly funded by the British Council and Arts Council England.
The Artists’ international development fund offers early stage development opportunities for individual freelance and self-employed artists and/or creative practitioners (including, for example: producers, curators, publishers, editors, translators, choreographers) based in England to spend time building links with artists, organisations and/or creative producers in another country. Round eleven of the Artists' international development fund closed at 5pm on Wednesday 13 January 2016.
We will announce the successful applicants from round eleven on Wednesday 2 March. How to apply.