Our minds tend towards the creation of categories. The capacity to classify and order is the engine of learning and enquiry. When permitted to go unexamined, it may also be the source of prejudice and injustice.
We are experiencing a crisis of trust in our public institutions, says Jill Segger. She suggests that The Society of Friends could play a significant role in preventing a slide into destructive cynicism.
West Midlands and Surrey police authorities have invited private companies to bid to carry out a range of policing activities, the Guardian reported. This may be extended to other parts of the country.