Economic insecurity has become the “new normal” in the UK with at least 70% of the UK’s working population “chronically broke”, according to a study by the thinktank the Royal Society of Arts. Thriving, striving or just about surviving, the RSA/Populus survey of more than 2,000 workers, found that while about 30% of respondents said they lived… Continue reading 70% of the UK’s working population “chronically broke”
Robert Reich: How We Got Into This Mess, And How Get Out of It
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSlHVZpNxMM Robert Reich looks the rise of Big Money in politics, the decline of our democracy, and Trump's election.
Dr King’s Econ Bill of Rights revived
FROM 1968 TO 2018 - AN ECONOMIC BILL OF RIGHTS FOR 21ST CENTURY Despite the intervening decades since the Poor People’s Campaign, it is true to say that Dr King would recognise the same issues today as he faced then – inequality, corporate power, racism and militarism. Now, we have other factors that also need to be incorporated… Continue reading Dr King’s Econ Bill of Rights revived