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“Everything was possible”

Saturday, August 17, 2013 – 22:26 I sit, for the 12th hour now, alone and struggling for what to do. For the first time since I got on a plane for Egypt on January 29, 2011, I am at a loss. Worse … Continue reading

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UK’s poorest 20% pay proportionately more tax than the richest 20%

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UK Trade Union membership vs Income of UK’s top 1%

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Labor’s Falling Share, Everywhere

When I was getting my feet wet in economics back in the late 1970s and early 1980s, it was conventional wisdom that the share of national income going to labor fluctuated a bit from year to year, but didn’t display … Continue reading

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“The UK Is Putting Young People Into Indentured Servitude”

Albert Edwards, the famously bearish strategist at Societe Generale, has a new note that goes to town on U.K. chancellor George Osborne, who, as part of his budget plan unveiled in March, proposed that the U.K. get more involved in … Continue reading

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Employers forced to repay workers for refusing minimum wage

More than 26,000 workers for some of UK’s largest companies paid back £4m following action by HM Revenue and Customs Tens of thousands of workers who were denied the minimum wage have received hundreds of pounds in back pay from … Continue reading

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Woolwich attack: of course British foreign policy had a role

While nothing can justify the killing of a British soldier, the link to Britain’s vicious occupations abroad cannot be ignored I am a former soldier. I completed one tour of duty in Afghanistan, refused on legal and moral grounds to … Continue reading

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