Posts tagged with: Mass impoverishment

Trussed-up

  The UK faces multiple interconnected crises. In the medium term, we are suffering from mass impoverishment, failing public services and a climate emergency. In the short term, very acutely, […]

What Was the Alternative?

Since 2010, the UK economy has been shaped by three critical government decisions: Austerity, Brexit and COVID. We have previously argued that the government mishandled all three (see Austerity, Brexit, […]

Back to the 1970s

In recent years, many people have come to feel that the economy is just not working for them. In fact, median wages are lower today than they were in 2007 […]

How Many Shades of Gray?

Photo leaked to ITV News Within two days of the publication of this article, Johnson responded to the risk it highlighted – of him being forced to resign for breaching […]

Responsible Government?

We live in a representative democracy: we elect MPs and they are responsible for governing on our behalf.  Or so the theory goes. Currently, we have a government which appears […]

Why Sunak Fails

Every spring, the Chancellor produces a mini-budget, the Spring Statement. This one faces a few challenges: for the last 12 years, most people in the UK have been getting poorer […]

When the 99% Become the Downwardly Mobile

  You may feel life is getting less and less affordable – as many people do. But the government claims that the UK has a strongly growing economy and that […]

Letter sent to 99% members

Dear Member, Johnson has made it clear that he will not go quietly. And even if his departure is now inevitable, he can still do an immense amount of damage […]

99% on ‘The Jist’: Podcast

Article by Heather Smith Here is Mark being interviewed by The Jist’s founder, Josh Hamilton,  for his The Jist Podcast of political chatter. Click here to watch the interview or […]

Staying in the Zone

There is a wide range of attitudes to climate change exemplified on one side by President Trump, who apparently believes that it is no more than a Chinese hoax, and […]

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