Category Archives: Sustainable Economy

It’s not enough to talk only about banking. We need to talk about the entire economy

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It is no longer sufficient to have a public discussion about the banking system that neglects the economy as a whole, writes Jack Copley.

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Coalition Britain: a third of families living on the cusp of homelessness

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New figures from Shelter demonstrate just how precarious the economic recovery still is for many people.

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Osborne’s record on tax avoidance: spin over substance

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The chancellor’s record on tax avoidance suggests this is yet another PR exercise, writes James Bloodworth.

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If Miliband wants a radical offer on HE, he should start with vice-chancellor’s pay

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Inequality in higher education goes far beyond how much students pay.

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It’s time to be bold on the Living Wage

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If we believe that a Living Wage should apply to all, then we must be prepared to consider how we achieve it, writes Karen Jennings.

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Don’t believe the spin: the middle class didn’t beat the downturn

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The press was filled with stories yesterday about the middle class ‘beating the downturn’. It’s a shame it didn’t happen, writes Matt Broomfield.

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Cutting the top rate of tax won’t help Britain win ‘the global race’

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It’s not clear how cutting the 45p tax rate to 40p, as suggested by Lib Dem MP Jeremy Browne, would benefit Britain, writes Tony Dolphin.

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Britain still needs a pay rise

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Britain badly needs a pay rise, right across the board.

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Euro Unions demand: end austerity and put industry back to work

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European manufacturing and industrial unions met in Madrid this week at a specially convened conference to discuss the crisis in European industry.

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The cost of credit must be capped fairly

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It’s no longer fair for consumers to bear the large, usurious costs associated with loose regulation.

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