21 August 2023
The rise in the consumer prices index in the year to July was a little lower than June – but prices are still rising faster than they have done for years.
27 February 2023
This informative, amusing book uses the history of the food we eat to illustrate the growth of global capital and the damage it does.
12 January 2023
The Labour Party has made its pitch to win the next general election, due in two years’ time at the latest – by stealing the Conservative party’s slogan for the 2016 referendum and 2019 election, Take Back Control, and reinterpreting it.
5 October 2022
During the past couple of weeks the government’s contempt towards its two main domestic creditors – the pension funds and the Bank of England nearly brought about a new, devastating collapse.
26 September 2022
The new government’s economic policies continue those of the past – with a belief in capitalism as the only possible economic system, whose crises must be paid for by the people of Britain.
1 November 2021
The government’s economic statement isn’t the final word on our economic future. Workers must take this on – in fighting for pay and more.
10 October 2020
10 July 2020
The government's reponse to the coronavirus economic crisis lacks vision. It's up to the working class to provide it.
10 January 2020
Unable to reverse its falling rate of profit, capital is increasingly turning to adventures abroad.
3 December 2019
A new pamphlet shows how the Irish government uses a financial flag of convenience to undermine the tax bases of other EU nations, notably Britain, France and Germany.
3 October 2019
A new study from a French bank predicts a science and technology boom in Brtain over the next two decades. Unlike many reports into Brexit, it looks at the long term and predicts a positive future.
26 March 2019
The EU’s financial weakness from earlier financial crises reappeared at the end of 2018 after the European Central Bank announced that growth would be lower than expected and inflation higher. That was a dress rehearsal for what is to come.
18 March 2019
Brexit is about politics first and foremost. But with a global economic slump coming, it makes economic sense too.
20 December 2018
In this book Professor Philip Whyman makes the case for rebuilding Britain as an advanced industrial economy by rejecting options that tie the government to EU control.
19 December 2017
This report from IPPR gives a good, detailed analysis of our situation. It rightly suggests we need a new economic approach, but says too little about what must be done to put things right.
14 December 2016
Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, identified last week that real wages in Britain have fallen for the first time in 150 years.
14 December 2016
The government has abandoned the attempt to spread the concept of “owner-employees”, introduced four years ago by the Coalition government.