With regard to Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) there is a debate in progress in Britain between Simon Wren-Lewis and Jonathan Portes, who are guiding the economic policy of the Labour Party and Richard Murphy, a supporter of Labour, but also a stout representative of Modern Monetary Theory. It is interesting to not how close MMT is coming to government policy. Chris Dillow gives his take on the dispute.
Our economic system didn’t intend to suppress the social mobility of working-class kids, but it has. Now their prospects are so bleak that Labour’s promises to the postwar working class seem practically Bolshevik Read here […]
Catalan News: European Court of Human Rights rules Spain violated Basque leader’s right to fair trial
Anyway you turn it, it seems in political cases Spain and justice simply have little to do with one another. And now this Read here
Common Space: ‘A sanitised version of the nineteenth century workhouse’: 10 damning conclusions from the new UN poverty report
This was all done during EU membership. Where was the social and labour protection so touted by the EU? Read here