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21 hours

Most debate on the Left about routes out of the crisis have been to do with the conventional use of national government / state mechanisms – such as tax raids, more interventionist use of fiscal policy or heavier use of regulation … Continue reading

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The imperative of recovery

The PM has put us on a ‘war footing’ for recovery. Lack of growth, it seems, is as serious a threat as  invasion. This state of emergency has been translated into a familiar attack on red tape and planning – as … Continue reading

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Demand more not more demand

Last week’s major UK economic news was the publication of trade figures showing exports failing to drive the economy back towards growth. What caught my eye was exports falling in every one of the UK’s 10 biggest markets – so not a … Continue reading

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Crisis what crisis?

‘Crisis? What crisis?’ was a 1975 album by prog rock band Supertramp, surely one of the uncoolest bands of the decade – all middlebrow musicianship and long songs about dreaming at a time when anger and abrasive three minute polemics … Continue reading

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