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English devolution – same struggle, different scale

By Kevan Nelson “…a city can do well (in terms of capital accumulation) while its people (apart from a privileged class) and the environment do badly…” (Harvey, 2013, p. 29) Intro The Government is continuing to pursue its project to … Continue reading

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New resource: ‘Austerity’: what is it and what do trade unions do about it?

Since 2008, there has been a broad political consensus among the mainstream political parties around the need for ‘austerity’, whether in its New Labour ‘lite’ or Coalition ‘shock therapy’ forms to tackle the public accounting deficit left by the financial … Continue reading

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