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Jan
19

Last Tuesday’s Cafe: How can we reduce health inequalities?

It’s become evident in recent years that, even within wealthy countries like the UK, there are wide disparities between different regions, cities and even within cities in levels of serious illness and premature deaths. The so-called ‘Glasgow effect’ has, for example, been much reported on. Within Cardiff, there is a documented difference in life expectancy [...]

Jan
12

Next Cafe: How can we reduce health inequalities?

Why does it matter if factors such as gender, class or location make a difference to people’s health over the course of their lives? And if such differences are important, what’s the best way of tackling them? In 2010, Sir Michael Marmot’s report Fair Society, Heathy Lives affirmed that health inequalities prevent children from getting [...]

Oct
20

Cafe Report: Whats the Point of Private Property?

At Tuesday’s Cafe, Chris Groves surveyed some attempts to provide an answer to this question, which represent private property as essential to human dignity and liberty, a support for identity and mental wellbeing, and the basis of providing efficiently for human needs. Judging by the straw poll at the end of the session, most of [...]

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