Nearly 1 million Americans have MS, not 400,000 as previously thought – NMSS Study

A new National MS Society (NMSS) prevalence study estimates that nearly 1 million people have multiple sclerosis in the USA. And that’s more than twice as many as previously thought. The new estimate is that 947,000 people have MS, compared with the long-accepted figure of 400,000. Study results were published as “The Prevalence of Multiple … Continue reading Nearly 1 million Americans have MS, not 400,000 as previously thought – NMSS Study

Crazy law to control use of public bathrooms

Discrimination is illegal throughout the majority of countries although there are notable exceptions. As an admittedly broad statement, discrimination is more likely in those places with poor records of human rights. In general terms, it tends to be accepted that we must not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, age, physical size and … Continue reading Crazy law to control use of public bathrooms

British Euro vote campaign officially gets under way as US presidential hopefuls face New York primary

As electoral campaigns go, the official 10-weeks allowed for the UK public to decide which way to vote in the referendum on Europe is nothing when compared to how long it takes for the USA to choose a president. The four main contenders for the two party nominations for president announced their candidacies from March … Continue reading British Euro vote campaign officially gets under way as US presidential hopefuls face New York primary

Flat rate universal basic income plan for everyone whether in work, unemployed or with disabilities

 Swiss to vote on UBI on June 5. Several countries around the world are talking about the idea of introducing Universal Basic Income (UBI), not to be confused with Universal Credit which is being introduced in the UK to replace several means-tested welfare benefits. Universal Basic Income is where the government pays everybody a set … Continue reading Flat rate universal basic income plan for everyone whether in work, unemployed or with disabilities

Trump ‘scary’, Hillary ‘a liar’ – pick your US President

 Front runners: Republican Trump and Democrat Clinton. Presidential hopefuls in the race to become the Republican party’s candidate in the USA presidential election may have been reduced to three but it is quite possible than none of those three may be the eventual nominee as chosen by the party’s convention. And, if that seems to make … Continue reading Trump ‘scary’, Hillary ‘a liar’ – pick your US President