Brighton Fringe – #MMT with the one and only Prof. Bill Mitchell #Lab17

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  Many of us now realise that the scares about deficits and debt are nothing more than useful devices to justify cuts and sell-offs of our public services.  Austerity is a political choice.  There was/is nothing necessary about the last … Continue reading

Why the ‘Magic Money Tree’ Matters

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 On BBC Question Time, the Prime Minsiter, Theresa May told a young nurse who hasn’t had a pay rise in eight years and is trying to earn a living that there was no more money, and that there isn’t a … Continue reading

Deficit Fetish: Just say “No!”

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Balancing Budgets: The Austerity Dogma By John Weeks, previously published here on Piera Twitter: @johnweeks41 The Austerity dogma of George Osborne asserts that a negative balance between public revenue and overall public spending (deficit) is a problem requiring immediate policy … Continue reading

Nottingham meets the Modern Robin Hood, Jeremy Corbyn

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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. Take a LOOK at the queues waiting to listen to Jeremy Corbyn speak in Nottingham, … Continue reading

Margaret Thatcher’s Biscuit Tin – and Austerity

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Margaret Thatcher’s Biscuit Tin and the Austerity Scare From Pam Field and Syzygysue The Austerity Scare is the greatest myth, by which the rich have deprived others of their basic needs of survival (Maslow), by some argument that those are unaffordable. … Continue reading

Why a vote for Corbyn is a vote for electability

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Why a Vote for Corbyn is a Vote for Electability From Neil Schofield, Previously published here Three days before the 1983 election, I attended a rally in Oxford Town Hall. It was in the days when it was still possible … Continue reading

The Motives behind Corbynomics – Tax Research UK

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The Motives behind Corbynomics As seen by Economist Richard J Murphy, of Tax Research UK, Previously published here I had this article in the Islington Tribune (Jeremy Corbyn’s local paper) whilst taking a couple of days off: RATHER like Jeremy … Continue reading