Tag Archives: austerity

Boris plans to hit the most vulnerable young people with his cuts

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The magnitude of the mayor’s proposed cuts is even more of an outrage than his tantrum at being exposed.

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The Tories have overspent by £25 billion on social security

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Figures show that the DWP overspend comes despite debilitating cuts to working people and families.

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Tax havens are syphoning money away from our public services

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We need to show our anger about greedy corporates depriving our public services of investment.

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Austerity and the misspent QE trillions

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Austerity has enriched multinational companies and the owners of financial and real assets, while grinding down the value of earned income, pensions and benefits.

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Boris’ tall tale: the living wage is a Tory idea

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If Boris is right, why are none of the ten London boroughs which have adopted the London Living Wage run by Conservatives?

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Austerity (still) won’t balance the books

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Austerity not only drives the growing inequality in our society, it drives the divisiveness that demonises the migrant, the welfare claimant or the public sector worker.

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Austerity economics don’t add up and Scotland’s public services are living through a lost decade

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The political energy released during the referendum campaign is focused on inequality during Scotland’s Challenge Poverty Week.

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The average person is being priced out of bettering themselves and gaining an education

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Do we want to live in a society that can’t afford to offer its citizens culture, free and readily available?

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Bundesbank calls for higher wages across Eurozone

The call follows a raft of recent reports highlighting inequality as a threat to the global economy.

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Striking council workers and other public sector employees have a point – enough is enough

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Local government has borne the brunt of the coalition’s ‘austerity’ measures.

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