hammondphilip   171

« earlier    

Brexit proved our economy is broken, but our leaders still have no clue how to fix it | Aditya Chakrabortty | Opinion | The Guardian
It ultimately comes down to this: decades of privatisation, hammering unions and chucking billions at the housing market while stripping the welfare state has effectively ended any semblance of a national, redistributive economy in which a child born in Sunderland can expect to have similar life chances to one born in Surrey. Yet politicians remain fixated on mechanisms that no longer work adequately for those who actually depend on the economy. They obsess over GDP growth when the benefits of that are unequally shared between classes and regions. They boast about job creation when wages are still on the floor.
UK  economy  inequality  Brexit  CoetzeeRyan  OsborneGeorge  HammondPhilip  DuncanSmithIain  deindustrialisation  unemployment  privatisation  cuts  GDP  LegatumInstitute  dctagged  dc:creator=ChakraborttyAditya 
10 weeks ago by petej

« earlier    

related tags

air  alexanderheidi  amazon  ambiguity  amendments  article50  assessment  austerity  automation  aviation  backstop  bankofengland  banks  barclaystephen  barniermichel  barriers  bofe  bolesnick  borders  brexit  budget  budget2017  budget2018  business  cabinet  canada  capitalism  carneymark  cbi  chequers  china  choterobert  cityoflondon  cladding  clarkgreg  coetzeeryan  compromise  conference  confidence  consensus  control  cooperyvette  corbynjeremy  coxgeoffrey  creditcrunch  crime  crisis  customs  customsunion  cuts  dailymail  darlingalistair  davidsonruth  davisdavid  dc:creator=chakraborttyaditya  dc:creator=d'anconamatthew  dc:creator=elliottlarry  dc:creator=freedlandjonathan  dc:creator=harrisjohn  dc:creator=masonpaul  dc:creator=mcduffphil  dc:creator=williamszoe  dctagged  debt  defeat  deficit  deindustrialisation  delusion  democracy  deregulation  diplomacy  disability  disclosure  disruption  dividend  dorriesnadine  driverlesscars  duncansmithiain  dup  ecj  ecomomy  economics  economy  education  eea  efta  erg  eu  euroscepticism  exclusion  extension  finance  fire  food  forecasts  foxliam  france  freedomofmovement  freetrade  funding  gaukedavid  gdp  generalelection  germany  google  govemichael  government  grenfelltower  growth  hardbrexit  health  homeoffice  houseofcommons  housing  howardmichael  huntjeremy  ifs  imf  immigration  impact  incometax  inequality  inflation  infrastructure  interestrates  investment  ireland  javidsajid  jenkinbernard  jenkinsbernard  jobs  johnsonboris  johnsonjo  johnsonpaul  junckerjean-claude  knives  kylepeter  labour  labourparty  lagardechristine  lakanalhouse  leadership  leave  legal  legatuminstitute  lemairebruno  letwinoliver  lidingtondavid  livingstandards  loans  long-baileyrebecca  malthousekit  manufacturing  maytheresa  mcdonnelljohn  meaningfulvote  mentalhealth  migration  morgannicky  nao  nationalinsurance  negotiations  nhs  nodeal  north-southdivide  northernireland  norway  norwayplus  obligations  obr  osbornegeorge  parliament  passporting  pay  peoplesvote  pfi  polarisation  police  policing  policy  politics  poverty  predictions  prices  privatisation  productivity  property  publicservices  publicspending  ramsdendavid  recession  rees-moggjacob  referendum  regions  regulation  regulatoryalignment  relocation  remain  reports  resolutionfoundation  revocation  ruddamber  safety  salaries  self-employment  services  settlement  shortage  singlemarket  smithjulian  softbrexit  speech  springstatement  sprinklers  stagnation  stampduty  starmerkeir  students  tariffs  tax  taxavoidance  technology  testing  threshold  toryparty  trade  transition  transparency  travel  treasury  trumpdonald  tuskdonald  uk  uncertainty  unemployment  universalbasicincome  varadkarleo  verhofstadtguy  wages  wealth  welfarestate  whitepaper  williamsongavin  wilsonphil  withdrawalagreement  work  wtf 

Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags: