No, Theresa May – immigration is not the real threat to national cohesion

In May a party dedicated to leaving the United Kingdom received 50% of the vote and 95% of the seats in Scotland; a report later that month revealed that the average house price in London was almost three times the price of an average house in the north-east. Meanwhile the fate of the Northern Ireland assembly remains precarious after allegations that the Provisional IRA has not fully disbanded.

So when Theresa May claimed on Tuesday that migrants pose a threat to national cohesion, cialis you have to wonder which nation she was referring to. “When immigration is too high, medical ” she told the Tory party conference, treatment “when the pace is too fast, it’s impossible to build a cohesive society.”

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America’s gun massacre blues seem to play on an endless loop

Obama on cue: the president’s call for healing traditionally ends the post-shooting cycle.

Obama on cue: the president’s call for healing traditionally ends the post-shooting cycle.
Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Within the American polity there is a cyclical requiem in the wake of each mass shooting – a predictable collective lament for a calamity that ostensibly everyone regrets and nobody can resolve. Profiles of the victims emerge as reporters opine in front of police tape, wringing every last detail from tear-stained survivors. Gradually facts about the shooter emerge, followed by endless speculation about his (they are almost always men) motives before the president calls for prayer and healing.

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