The saying, all men are created equal is one of the most profound statements of the modern era. Most of our religious sects espouse this particular theory. 2,016 more words
Tags » Living Standards
Labour has announced plans to raise the National Minimum Wage to £8 an hour by the end of the next Parliament.
This will ensure that those doing a hard day’s work are rewarded for doing so. 582 more words
This week the Labour Party gathers for its annual conference in Manchester – the last Conference before the May 2015 election.
The Conference certainly won’t see the launch of Labour’s manifesto. 711 more words
Taxes. Nobody likes them, nobody wants them, and they’re only considered good when they’re going one direction: down. But they are fundamentally necessary for any society to function. 1,333 more words
A just-released Harvard Business School study of American competitiveness makes for a classic good-news-bad-news story.
The good news – and it’s genuinely good: The Harvard authors emphasize that real national competitiveness means an economy that is boosting not only business’ fortunes, but workers’ living standards. 555 more words