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Productivity growth is universally lauded by the economics, business, and political worlds as any country’s best hope for healthy expansion and rising living standards. How odd, then, that… 546 more words
Today, July 10th, more than 1,000,000 firemen, teachers, civil servants and public sector workers will be on strike.
Frustrated by the Lib Dem/Tory Coalition’s decision to make them bear the brunt of their austerity policies, these workers have said enough is enough. 616 more words
This week Sadiq Khan staked out Labour’s pitch on equality in a speech he delivered to the GMB
- on economic equality
– on power equality… 2,267 more words
Today in Parliament Labour will be forcing a vote on the Minimum Wage.
Labour will be asking MPs to vote to ensure that the Minimum Wage rises faster than average earnings until 2020. 83 more words
This posting will briefly discuss the historically weak growth since the end of the 2007-2009 “Great Recession” (though a greater period of time, reaching into the 2000’s or “aughts” or even further back, can also be included in the definition). 1,456 more words