Economics

Unemployment Benefit: Getting Things Into Perspective

If you ask people what they think the biggest problem facing this country is you quite often get one of two answers. Either it is immigration or it is the problem of people who are living a life of luxury on the dole because they do not want to work. It is important if you […]

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Election Debate – Debt

I had just gathered a few graphics and was about to write this post when I was alerted to a post by Simon Wren-Lewis1 which covered some of what I was going to say. However, I still have a few points of my own to make. The economy is one of the main debates around […]

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The Equality Trust Wealth Tracker 2014

http://www.equalitytrust.org.uk/sites/default/files/TET%20Wealth%20Report%202014.pdf

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Debt

A talk by David Graeber on his book ‘Debt the first 5000 years’ (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Debt-The-First-000-Years/dp/1933633867).

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Big Society – CUT

Suffolk Association of Voluntary Organisations – cut 10% Supports Suffolk’s voluntary and community sector. Local authority funding cut: £5,695.62. Relate – cut 10% Advice to children and families who are undergoing issues within the family or relationships. Local authority funding cut: £3,150. Lowestoft SLA Volunteer Centre – cut 10% Part fund the running of a […]

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Slavery Returns

Finding cheap labour with little or no employment rights does not just cut the wages bill for corporation it also acts as a downward pressure on wages and conditions across the economy. While the affect of moving production overseas to China etc is well known there is a growing trend to use cheap (and some […]

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