Economy

Mini-budget: This was what Brexit was really about

By Peter Main At first sight, Kwasi Kwarteng’s “mini-budget” looks like nothing more than pandering to the Tory members who voted for Liz Truss. Anyone who seriously thinks that forcing […]

Peter Main  ·  29 September 2022

Economy: The worst is yet to come

Assumptions that damage to the UK economy was inevitable have now been backed up with concrete evidence.

Peter Main  ·  15 July 2022

Inflation: what it is and how to fight it

INFLATION IS at its highest level for over 40 years and the rate continues to climb. For workers under the age of 40, this is their first real taste of […]

KD Tait  ·  04 July 2022

As inflation bites: make the bosses pay

Prices rise at record rates.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  09 February 2022

Here’s to 2022 – for a revolutionary new year

As the year ends, we reflect on major global political and economic trends and prepare ourselves for the struggles ahead.

Workers Power  ·  31 December 2021

What’s the Chinese for ‘Lehman Brothers’?

CHINA’S CONSTRUCTION industry, a key lever in Beijing’s entire economic policy, is facing a debt crisis of enormous proportions. Attention has focused on Evergrande, a development company, whose total debts […]

Peter Main  ·  28 October 2021

Workers Expected to Pay for Worst Economic Crisis since 2008

By Tim Nailsea BRITAIN’S ECONOMIC growth has almost stalled because of shortages of labour in parts of industry and of material inputs, due to disruptions in the supply chain, coupled […]

Tim Nailsea  ·  25 October 2021

A living wage for all

By Jeremy Dewar Workers in Britain are being hit by a triple whammy this month: inflation heading towards 5%; a £20 cut to Universal Credit, hitting the unemployed and worst […]

Jeremy Dewar  ·  10 October 2021

Furlough end threatens 1 million jobs

Mass unemployment and the scourge of long-term joblessness have returned.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  27 August 2021

Stop the third wave: no trade-off between lives and livelihoods

Coronavirus cases are surging once again.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  12 June 2021

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