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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Looking too often at portfolio performance can be counterproductive - http://t.co/gm76S9Q545
RT @TimHarford: Why trade imbalances matter - explained by a cartoon Martin Wolf. What's not to like? http://t.co/I2tW6TnNDO
RT @MarkThoma: The oblique path to growth - Stumbling and Mumbling http://t.co/ac83iWCZ7H
Chancellor Osborne's Big Idea: Nonsense of a "structural deficit" - by @johnweeks41 http://t.co/UIwjXLxgE8
Let's All Play QE - by @Frances_Coppola http://t.co/JuRqLTkcfH