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Five myths about public attitudes towards immigration


British Future’s report shows how the fear of being stereotyped stops the moderate majority from communicating their ideas.

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Band Aid may be nauseating, but does it even matter?


Is anybody seriously suggesting that those fighting Ebola don’t accept Geldof’s contribution?

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The success of the living wage campaign benefits us all

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Giving more people the living wage will have wider benefits for the economy.

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The psychological cost of inequality

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Inequality is at a record high in Britain, and it’s costing us our happiness.

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Poverty doubles over 30 years in UK

The percentage of households in the UK who are below society’s minimum standard of living has increased from 14% to 33% over the last 30 years, according to a new study of poverty and deprivation.

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Tackling the productivity orthodoxy to boost pay

Millions of working people find themselves working harder for less. We need to rebalance our economy.

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Five million workers excluded from recovery, says Living Wage Commission

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TweetFive million workers are set to be left out of the economic recovery, according to a new report published today. The report, Working for Poverty, was authored by the Living Wage Commission and states that the economic recovery will have no effect for one in five workers unless employers pay a Living Wage. It describes […]

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Five reasons why George Osborne is wrong

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George Osborne’s declaration that his economic policy is “working” will have come as something of a shock to millions of families up and down the country.

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Are The Times and The Sun marching to Murdoch’s tune?

On Thursday both The Times and The Sun, Rupert Murdoch-backed newspapers, made the same misleading claims about a Labour Party review into the British economy.

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Labour failing to tackle Conservative myths on the economy, claims Welsh MP

Labour MP Geraint Davies has warned that the party has not done enough to tackle the line that Labour is responsible for the country’s economic mess.

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