What type of jobs could the government create?

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aWhat type of jobs could the government create? By alittlecon @alittleecon Read a bit of nonsense this morning from the so-called ‘Taxpayer’s Alliance’ about how ‘work for dole’ programmes should be expanded to save money. The effectiveness of this as a policy rest upon … Continue reading

When is an economic recovery Not an economic recovery? – When It’s Based on Slave Labour!

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When is an economic recovery Not an economic recovery? – When It’s Based on Slave Labour!  From Gracie Samuels Before people get carried away and the Conservative government enter meltdown over this perceived recovery they should take the words of … Continue reading

The true effect of Immigration on Economics

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In the last few months, we have seen a desperate Coalition led by Tories, and supported by the right-wing media attempting to shift the perceived blame for the pain from their Austerity Policies so as to divide ordinary people. The rise in … Continue reading

Osborne says he won’t take us back to Square One – We never left…

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Osborne says he won’t take us back to square one. We never left by alittleecon George Osborne has been coming under increasing pressure to change course of his austerity strategy. Even the IMF – who originally backed austerity – have deserted him. … Continue reading

The Mysterious Disappearance of Jobs and Skills

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The Mysterious Disappearance of Jobs and Skills When Norman Tebbit made a notorious comment that jobs could be easily found merely by hopping onto a bike, he made an assumption that it would solve unemployment because that’s father what his … Continue reading

‘A Change gonna come’

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Change Gonna Come by liam carr Liam Carr, a regular contributor to Think Left, is one of the two Labour candidates for the Leadgate, Medomsley and Ebchester area . One of the things I am hearing about while I am canvassing for … Continue reading