Despite Britain’s New Thatcherites, only the State sector has recovered.


First posted Tuesday, 30 April 2013 on Socialist Economic Bulletin Despite Britain’s new Thatcherites, only the state sector has recovered By Michael Burke The British economy is becoming more dependent on the state.  This is revealed in the latest preliminary … 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



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The TUC  public sector strike on November 30th is , in effect, a General Strike, the biggest concerted  day of action since the General Strike in 1926.  The attack on public sector pensions follows months of pay freezes, cuts to … Continue reading