Two very different strikes

21st July 2022 shoreditchadmin2 0

Socialists support the striking rail workers and any others who enter the fray.
At the same, the Business Investment strike must be broken for any realistic possibility of a sustained rise in living standards.

Austerity isn’t back. It never went away

15th December 2021 shoreditchadmin2 0

NEF analysis shows a fall in living standards for the lowest paid half of the population, and a big increase in incomes for the top 5% of earners. On this evidence, the point that austerity has never gone away is irrefutable. The government clearly has an interest in misleading the population on this point.

Why Sunak and Biden are not Keynes, Corbyn or McDonnell

25th March 2021 shoreditchadmin2 0

Austerity measures are integral to the current economic policies of the US and UK. They amount to an all-round attack on wages and the social wage while there is a temporary boost to demand. That is why it is extremely foolish and misleading to compare them to the policies of Corbyn, McDonnell or Keynes.