Thatcher’s economics has generated ‘poverty in the midst of plenty’

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By Prue Plumridge Lord Wolfson, chief of the Next retail chain said recently that the national living wage could drive up inflation as the retailer would have to raise prices to offset the cost of the new minimum wage of … Continue reading

A fairer society means breaking the big business stranglehold on politics

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Labour’s challenge to fight inequalities and rebuild democracy rests on addressing Britain’s ‘finance curse’ If the next Labour leader wants a fairer society, they must break the big business stranglehold on politics. by Nick Dearden Re-posted from openDemocracy 10.09.15 In … Continue reading

Corbyn Danger? Danger for Whom?

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The “Corbyn Danger”: Danger for Whom? Originally published  by John Weeks on Piera @johnweeks41 Fear & Loathing on the Campaign Trail  Hunter Thompson chose the title above for his book relating his eccentric take on the 1972 US presidential election. … Continue reading

Facts – On The Filthiest Rich

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It seems have always known inequality in the world – and that some amass riches beyond their needs. But the division between rich and more is greater today than it has ever been. the imbalance is reaching a crisis point. … Continue reading

Policies Labour must adopt to address Gender Inequality.

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Women in the Uk are increasing turning to the Labour Party, aware of the hollow promises from Coalition parties (made up in 2010 MPs of 16% (Con) and 12% (LibDems), whose austerity policies have really hit women hard. If Labour … Continue reading