For the February #SWDchallenge which focuses on education and diversity in line with the Black History Month, I looked at educational attainment at the school level in England.
Britain has been facing a housing crisis for many years now. The government itself officially calls the housing market “broken”. To understand why exactly this is, I’ve spent the better part of two days poring over the history of housing in the country and how various policies over time (and recently lack thereof) have created the crisis that now exists.
You know Pakistanis have their priorities right when they spend more on eating out in a month than they do on education.
The average household in urban Pakistan allocates around 7% of its total monthly expenditure to ‘Restaurants and Hotels’, a major component of which is eating out. In contrast, 5% of their monthly expenditure is on Education.
This recent article in The News painted an alarming picture of Pakistani nationals rushing to give up their citizenship.
300% rise in number of applications? Now I’m generally wary of such percentages since they mostly always exploit a low base effect to deliberately shock readers. Though curious it did make me.
But trying to figure out what all the numbers thrown together in the article meant was giving me a headache. So I turned into something I could make sense of.