Category Archives: Economy

Recession warned for Brexit Britain, but ideologically-driven Tories couldn’t give a damn

A leading investment bank predicts Brexit will cause a recession in the UK, especially in the event of a ‘no deal’ outcome. And a new poll shows that more people would now prefer Britain to remain in the EU. But … Continue reading

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The truth about the government’s Big Ben contractor and its leading role in the worker blacklisting scandal

Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd (SRM) was recently given the contract to refurbish Big Ben. Now, evidence (some of it confidential) seen by The Canary, together with court and inquiry transcripts, suggests SRM’s role in blacklisting was far greater than previously … Continue reading

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A British film shows us how to build a post-capitalist world right here, right now

  In 2015, the Exeter-sponsored film-makers at Enfable travelled to Spain to make a movie about a post-capitalist co-operative in Catalonia. More recently, a two-day conference in an Athens squat included updates on the work of that co-operative. These updates, … Continue reading

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An inquiry just provided a glimpse into the British state’s secret war on political activists

The cover names of three police officers who spied on political activists have just been revealed by an inquiry into undercover policing. The three officers infiltrated high-profile campaigns at a time of great public anger. Inquiry documents and secret intelligence … Continue reading

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Brexit or no Brexit, what most people really want is a more progressive and fairer society

  Not everyone who voted Brexit is racist. Though all racists who voted in the EU referendum would likely have voted Brexit. I refused to vote for anything that was backed by Nigel Farage, Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Liam Fox … Continue reading

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If you think the Grenfell bosses’ resignations are punishment enough, think again

Four men at the centre of the Grenfell Tower fire scandal have now resigned. Yet one of those men is expected to receive a six figure payout. And another can simply retreat to not just one family country residence, but … Continue reading

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As Grenfell Tower residents confront Housing Minister, more damning evidence is revealed

As angry Grenfell residents confronted Housing Minister Alok Sharma on BBC‘s Victoria Derbyshire show, an analysis by The Canary reveals that the guidance by the construction industry and government on cladding and insulation appears to be contradictory. Or at best, … Continue reading

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