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The Rise of the Inhuman Right

The Tories are reacting to their increasing unpopularity by continuing to blame the last government, the disabled, immigrants and the unemployed (many of whom were put out of work as a direct consequence of coalition cuts) for the economic crisis … Continue reading

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The Mixed Recession

In the last few weeks, Marks & Spencer have reported half-year pre-tax profits of £348.8m, up from £306.7m last year. Meanwhile, Barclays total profits for the third quarter were £1.27 billion, Primark’s annual operating profits for the year to September … Continue reading

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Firework Frenzy

So, another Guy Fawkes Night has passed and another catalogue of injuries ensues. Still, in the grip of a recession, it’s nice to see that literally burning money still hasn’t fallen from favour. “Ooh, big noise! Bright light! Pretty colours!” … Continue reading

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