Was Panorama’s Presenter right about Corbynomics?

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Panorama’s presenter, John Ware’s negative opinions were hardly hidden in ‘Jeremy Corbyn: Labour’s Earthquake’.  For example, he started by sneering that a Corbyn Town Hall meeting had all the fervour of a revivalist meeting (sub-text = crowd hysteria).  But then, he … Continue reading

Jeremy Corbyn speaks against TTIP at Durham Miners Gala

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In an inspiring and comprehensive speech, Jeremy Corbyn spelt out the aspirations [sic] that the left should have for any future Labour government.. a race to the top, not Osborne’s welfare for the rich and cuts for the poorest and the young.  An end … Continue reading

First Conservative Budget in 18 years declares War on The Young and The Poor

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The first Conservative Budget in 18 Years declares war on the Young and the Poor From Alex Little: @alittleecon  First Published here The most eye-catching announcement in today’s Budget perhaps was the one about the “National Living Wage”, set to … Continue reading

Flawed political economics are behind the calls for fiscal conservatism

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Flawed political economics are behind the calls for fiscal conservatism By Michael Lloyd  Article previously published here by Class Online, and reproduced by kind permission, Notwithstanding the social democratic motivation of the writers of the recent essay Moving Labour ‘into the black’, … Continue reading

Gordon Brown ‘woke up’ too late to ‘save the world’ from the Tory/LDs.

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After 12 years of New Labour’s Third Way and the start of the global banking crisis, Gordon Brown came to his senses and realised that the policy of light-touch regulation of the City had been disastrous.  In April 2009, at … Continue reading