Category Archives: Economy

Destruction of political policing files goes back decades: will the Met face charges?

According to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC), multiple undercover police files were destroyed in 2014. One consultant to the Council of Europe on human rights law, has said this may equate to a perversion of the course of justice. But what the IPCC … Continue reading

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Millions rediscover their revolutionary soul as they throw down the gauntlet to Trump

Just under five million people, the vast majority of whom were women, marched in cities and towns, not just across America, but worldwide. Their demands were many but, in essence, that US President Donald Trump goes. The numbers – only … Continue reading

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Good news: proposal for everyone to get Universal Basic Income. Bad news: Britons excluded

    A proposal for universal basic income (UBI) is finally on the political agenda. If implemented, it will benefit millions of people who are in poverty or struggling to make ends meet. Unless, that is, you’re British. Why? Because … Continue reading

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Brexit could mean increasing your pension age and snitching on your neighbour

Prime Minister Theresa May has finally revealed some crucial details about her position on Brexit, and made it clear that there will be restrictions to EU migration. But this will have consequences. A recent study suggests that fewer immigrants will mean that the government will likely need … Continue reading

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‘I, Daniel Blake’ takes Australia by storm – but not in the way you expect

An extortion racket is punishing the poorest and most vulnerable across Australian society. But far from being a criminal enterprise run by a mafia gang, the racket is being run by the Australian government. The astonishing debt recovery scandal aimed … Continue reading

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After the JD Sports scandal, is it not time to organise a new post-capitalism model of unions?

There are seven million temporary and casualised workers in Britain, many of whom are paid the pathetic minimum hourly wage. Just under a million are forced to accept zero hours contracts, offering no guarantee of work. They are ‘Generation Zero’, … Continue reading

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‘Blacklisting’ in Britain is rife – and in the total surveillance society, no one is immune

Blacklisting, whereby people are denied work because of their political beliefs or affiliations, is illegal and allegedly no longer practised. But in our current surveillance society, a host of other intrusive practices have replaced it. Private companies may be vetting … Continue reading

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