Tag Archives: Inequality

Labour’s policies for improving schools seem conspicuously absent

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Labour needs to set out a clear vision for dealing with the problems described by Ofsted.

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Fees ARE putting the most disadvantaged young people off university, says new report

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Contrary to previous reports, UCU report finds that increased fees are putting the most disadvantaged young people off university.

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Ignore Farage and worry about the real breastfeeding scandal

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Breastfeeding rates are low in Britain and the mothers who are least likely to breastfeed are the poorest and least supported.

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How to stop wage stagnation? Stronger collective bargaining, says new report

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Stronger collective bargaining is part of the solution to stop wage stagnation, according to a new report.

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The north is still falling behind the rest of the UK – what can we do?

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With the right leadership and support, the north of England can return to its former status as a leading economic and social force for change.

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Ed Miliband might make you cringe, but if you care about inequality he’s the only option you have

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Rampant and unjustifiable inequality is the biggest issue Britain faces, and he gets it.

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Ed Miliband must talk about the thing he’s passionate about – rampant inequality

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Talk about inequality again, Ed. Get angry about it. You’ll be surprised how many people are with you.

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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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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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Pay at the top has become a self-enriching racket

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The relationship between bonus increases and profit growth is virtually non-existent.

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