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The 2016 Autumn Statement chose corporate tax cuts over the pay rise Britain’s workers need

23 Nov 2016, by in Economics

In the details of Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement came a worrying confirmation for those of us campaigning for a pay rise for Britain’s workforce. The Autumn Statement’s accompanying OBR forecast shows that the average annual wage will be £1,000 lower in 2020 than predicted at this year’s Budget. And this is on top of wages still having…

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Ernest Bevin and three lessons for ‘Rethinking Economics’

21 Nov 2016, by in Economics

(This post is the fuller version of remarks I made at the launch of Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts, by Joe Earle, Cahal Moran and Zach Ward-Perkins of ‘Rethinking Economics, London School of Economics, 21ST November 2016.) Parallels have rightly been drawn between the present crisis in economics and the events…

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