14 Aug '11, 12am

UK Riots and Cuts to Public Universities: Any Connection? | Care2 Causes

UK Riots and Cuts to Public Universities: Any Connection? | Care2 Causes

Why did it happen and how to avoid it happening again? These are the questions that keep coming up about the riots in London and cities throughout England that started last weekend. While emphatically stating that there is “no justification for the violence, looting, and theft that has taken place in some English cities this week,” David M.A. Green, professor of economics and vice chancellor at the University of Worcester, in England, asks if there’s a connection between the riots and the drastic cuts to British universities, to educational opportunities: Is there any connection between these riots and the big cuts to public-university support, the student protests at the end of 2010, and the sharp rise in tuition fees set to start in 2012? Just one. England appears to have turned its back on its young people. Writing in the Chronicle of Higher Education , Green explains s...

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