Monthly Archives: May 2014

Generation Squat

The recent steep increase in prohibitively expensive and consequently rather unstable living arrangements in this country is a direct consequence of the privatisation of council housing (sold to us as the “right to buy”) which began under the Thatcher government … Continue reading

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Taxed in Britain

In the light of recent high-profile tax-avoidance revelations, it’s a little surprising and rather disappointing that a mind-set persists which feels that we ought to be grateful for whatever tax the rich deign to pay into our system, insisting that … Continue reading

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