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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