There are *Infinite* Government Funds For Anything we Need. So what’s stopping us?


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Austerity is a political choice, and with political will we can have a fair and just society for the many. This is why the right wing parties, and the UK media owned by ultra-rich, reviles Jeremy Corbyn and Labour’s superb … Continue reading

Dear Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer


A letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer from Prue Plumridge I feel I must write to you in response to your speech at the Conservative Conference in which you referred to the medium-term challenge of dealing with the public … Continue reading

The riddle of the deficit (or deficits for Dummies)


Riddle: When is a ‘deficit’ not actually a deficit? Answer: When it’s a Government budget deficit.    Dear [insert name of virtually any Journalist or Politician] It seems that you’re still having a bit if a struggle to understand what … Continue reading

How can pay rise be unfair when mega-rich get tax cut?


In reaction to a letter in the local press, COUN JIM GRUNDY (Lab),  Hucknall member of Ashfield District Council replied: I was saddened, if not surprised, by Mr P’s response last week, to the news that Ashfield District Council had … Continue reading

The Autumn Statement and long-term Austerity


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First posted Wednesday, 12 December 2012 – Socialist Economic Bulletin The Autumn Statement and Long-Term Austerity  By Michael Burke George Osborne’s Autumn Statement brings home the stark reality that on current policy settings economic stagnation and ‘austerity’ will be a permanent … Continue reading

The fundamental deceit of ‘There’s No Money Left’


There’s No Money Left?  by alittleecon First posted 24.09.12 “The British Government has run out of money because all the money was spent in the good years,” George Osborne, Feb 2012 “…in the years of plenty they put nothing aside. They … Continue reading