The UK's tax credits system is expensive, inefficient and hurts the very people it is supposed to help. It is not fit for purpose.
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Basic income may well prove to be the best tool to preserve our capitalist system. But first, progressive politicians need to educate the public that austerity is the problem, not the solution.
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RT @MattWhittakerRF: This, from @tomashirstecon, covers one of the most important - but as yet under-explored - economic debates of today h…
Zero Rates Are The New Normal - by @azizonomics http://t.co/DyQFZkdfdb
Why we are still passing on Glencore despite its continuing share price falls - http://t.co/M7qhFOch5x
The Importance of Empathy in Our Services-Centric, People-Oriented Economy - http://t.co/udiqUpjQ6v
RT @M_C_Klein: Very good from @cjfdillow on what politicians really mean when they say "we can't afford" something http://t.co/G9MEAcbp4q