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The Psychological Impact of Austerity - Psychologists Against Austerity

Executive Summary

A recent report from the Psychologists Against Austerity collective directly links cuts to public services with mental health problems.

Well-established psychological research that explains these links already exists. 1,057 more words

Welfare

Protecting the Workers

Trade Unions. They are part of the Labour movement, and we have so much to thank them for. They gave us the weekend, the eight-hour day, and the paid holiday.

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Employment

The Corbyn Campaign, Critical Support and the perils of Left Reformism

This is the editorial from the current issue of Socialist Fight. The entire publication can be read here:

Jeremy Corbyn’s challenge for the leadership of the Labour Party has spooked the neo-liberal political elite that have dominated Labour since the days of Neil Kinnock. 5,933 more words

Communism

Jeremy Corbyn has met tremendous support for people all around England, Scotland and Wales. This has not been seen in the Labour movement for generations.

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Opinion

LETTER TO THE FT: CORBYN’S ECONOMIC POLICIES ARE SENSIBLE

Posted on Piera by John Weeks on Aug 18th 2015,

The Financial Times:

The recent statement from Jeremy Corbyn that “austerity is a policy choice not economic necessity” provides a welcome return to serious discussion in the Labour leadership debate.

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Economics

The counter-attack on Corbynomics

From Michael Burke

Published on Socialist Economic Bulletin

The economic policies of Jeremy Corbyn have come under widespread criticism.  This exceeds the level of scrutiny of his policies; many of his critics do not seem to have troubled themselves to read his 

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Economics

The deficit narrative: understanding is the key to successfully reframing it

From Richard J Murphy of Tax Research UK

I have argued for longer than I probably care to remember that…

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Economics