Posts tagged with: Justice

What the Extreme-Right May be Planning

The wealthy market fundamentalists who fund the right-wing parties and think tanks have different objectives from the UK population as a whole. These think tanks propose such policies as abolishing […]

Reasons Not to Tax the Wealthy?

  We have written extensively about the extent and consequences of wealth inequality. For example this article, Why We Can’t Afford to Ignore Wealth Inequality, explained that wealth inequality is […]

Who is Behind the ‘Think Tanks’?

  A recently published report from the ‘think tank’ Policy Exchange sets out what they would like to see in the King’s Speech. We have rarely seen such superficial and […]

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Silver Blaze is one of Conan-Doyle’s best-loved stories: Sherlock Holmes has to solve a killing and find a missing race-horse – and of course he does both. At one point […]

The Frog, the Elephant and the Jellyfish

In late 2015, I began work on the book which was finally published in 2019 as 99%: Mass Impoverishment and How We Can End It. The book’s original working title […]

“We Can’t Afford It” – Is that True?

  Our government claims to want strong public services, but refuses to fund them adequately on the grounds that to do so would be “financially irresponsible.” Most of the media […]

The BBC: Balanced or Slanting Right?

We have been warned about this government, often not by the Left but by what used to be the voices of the Right: two former Conservative Chancellors and the editor […]

Survival of the Richest: Can We Afford Not to Act?

  Oxfam has released a hard-hitting report, Survival of the Richest, which sheds light on global – and UK – trends in wealth distribution. As the richest continue to get […]

2023: A Year of Opportunity

Happy New Year The year 2023 presents us with both continued threats and – increasingly important – new opportunities. The threats, both in the UK and internationally, include a continuation […]

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