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Web links for 3rd May 2013

03 May 2013, by in Web links

  • A double bill of posts from our sister blog Stronger Unions today. First, Hugh Robertson looks at the proposed privatisation of the Cabinet Office “nudge unit”, and how a dogmatic preference for nudge over regulation is damaging the effectiveness of policy – especially in the field of safety.
  • And also on Stronger Unions, Owen Tudor unpicks the objection in the wake of Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza tragedy, that campaigners and unions are seeking to raise wages in developing countries to developed country levels, which would result in the loss of jobs, and leave workers even worse off.