Cameron Falsely Blames Eurozone Crisis for UK Stagnation

With unemployment figures showing that the government’s growth strategy is moving the UK in the opposite direction to its supposed intention, David Cameron has resorted to blaming the crisis in the eurozone for the continuing stagnation in the UK economy. While we wouldn’t deny that...

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Public Sector Cuts: making Britain poorer (and more sexist)

We’ve decided that it’s time to start counting the cost of public sector cuts in terms of the real impact. It’s all very well bandying around percentages and figures, but it’s hard for most of us to truly understand what those numbers mean. It’s only when we count...

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Public sector cuts: Will government debt become public debt?

You know the story by now. Feckless Labour government spends all our money. Brave Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition rides into parliament on a white horse to rescue us all from fiscal collapse. It’s a narrative that has been recapitulated more times than we’ve felt like...

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Cuts: tricking people out of benefits does not an economic recovery make

We discovered today, through UK Uncut, that Jobcentres are being encouraged to ‘save money’ by cutting off the benefits of people who rely upon them while looking for work. This article in the Guardian details the targets jobcentre workers are being set — namely to...

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