FIVE years ago this week, rationing
was introduced in Britain.
W] hatever the HMO, there must be rationing
and inducement to
According to the new rationing
system, each citizen receives EGP 15 of rations or subsidies on basic commodities on his ration card (and EGP 7 extra during the month of Ramadan).
MOST people would associate rationing
with the Second World War, but Britain's First World War civilians also had to 'make do.
Early this year, officials announced that 517 cities across the country were facing a severe water shortage and faced the prospect of rationing
if the public did not severely reduce consumption.
Many nurses believe care rationing
is happening regularly, compromising patient care and contributing to their stress.
TOP British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood once said: "I was born during the war and grew up in a time of rationing
ended in Britain 60 years ago on July 4, 1954 - nine years after the end of the Second World War.
Now, in the middle of massive joblessness and economic downturn, his new book, Any Way You Slice It: The Past, Present and Future of Rationing
(The New Press, May, 2013), is based on the assumption that humanity needs to massively reduce consumption if it is to have any chance of surviving.
ANY WAY YOU SLICE IT: THE PAST, PRESENT, AND THE FUTURE OF RATIONING
considers the rationing
of resources and examines how price-based rationing
worldwide has adversely affected communities who find the pipeline of supply and demand controlled by mega-corporations and big business.
POOR diets filled with junk and convenience foods are leading to diets that are worse than during war-time rationing
and the return of conditions such as scurvy, experts have warned.
in most countries, which is intended to keep costs down, rationing
in the United States has actually led to increased costs, resulting in the most expensive health-care system in the world.