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“Taxes made it almost impossible for living standards to recover from the Great Depression, but there wasn’t much to buy anyway. Consumer goods factories had converted to producing war goods, and empty store shelves were commonplace.

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IELTS Essay Correction: High Living Standards and Social Values.

Some countries improve their economy to gain a high standard of living, but some social values can be lost during this transition. Give your opinion and examples. 469 more words

IELTS

IELTS Essay July 2017: High Living Standards and Social Values.

This essay was asked multiple times in July 2017 only.

Some countries improve their economy to gain a high standard of living, but some social values can be lost during this transition.

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IELTS

McDonnell's response to Hammond: Only Labour can deliver Brexit for the many

This morning Philip Hammond made his – delayed – Mansion House speech. Its messages were clear – austerity will continue, the Chancellor is not in agreement with the PM over Brexit. 364 more words

Labour Party

(What's Left of) Our Economy: U.S. Productivity Remains in the Doldrums

The Labor Department reported earlier this week that America’s labor productivity flat-lined at an annual rate between the last quarter of last year and the first quarter of this year. 520 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

(What's Left of) Our Economy: JOLTS of Confusing News About the U.S. Jobs Market

Since the U.S. economy has settled at its current level of near-full employment (at least by the official figures), the monthly JOLTS reports issued by the Labor Department have been attracting much less attention – including from me! 636 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

Meadow Well, North Shields: A lot to be proud of

“I do not think there any politicians who are from a poverty background”…

“You get to vote, yeah – but that doesn’t mean we are heard.”… 832 more words

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