Tag archive for ‘economy’
By admin On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
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Japan extends emergency Covid-19 support to 60% of economy as country battles surging cases

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has informed his Covid-19 task force that the government will add seven more districts to the current state of emergency, expanding support to them as they tackle a rise in More...

By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2021
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With the economy crashing, the two-child benefit limit is crueller than ever

Seven Secretaries of State have come and gone at the Department for Work and Pensions since the two-child limit and associated rape clause appeared in the UK government’s budget in 2015. Not one of them has felt More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 29th, 2020
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Engels 200 – His Contribution to Political Economy – book review

The central importance of the revolutionary Friedrich Engels to Marxism, as an individual thinker as well as collaborator, is forcefully argued in Roberts’ Engels 200, finds John Clarke Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Sunday, December 27th, 2020
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Covid-19: Dubai cuts 2021 budget as pandemic impacts economy

Covid-19: Dubai cuts 2021 budget as pandemic impacts economy Emirate expects to reduce its budget by $ 2.6bn after tourism and other sectors are devastated by the virus MEE and agencies Sun, More...

By admin On Friday, November 27th, 2020
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Bit Tyrants: The Political Economy of Silicon Valley – book review

Rob Larson’s witty and informative Bit Tyrants provides a welcome analysis of corporate tech giants, and a mass strategy for confronting them, finds Elaine Graham-Leigh Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Friday, November 27th, 2020
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UK economy in crisis: Make the bosses pay!

With a COVID vaccine on the horizon, the establishment media is desperately trying to reassure us that our lives will soon get back to ‘normal’. But beneath these soothing words is the reality that the British More...

By admin On Thursday, November 5th, 2020
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan challenges UK government’s ‘false choice’ between tackling virus and protecting economy

Sadiq Khan has called on the British government to stop pushing the ‘false choice’ between saving lives and protecting jobs, as the London mayor continues his war of words with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. After More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
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A caring economy: What would it take?

Care is what keeps us all going. It’s skilled, emotional, exhausting, rewarding work that props up our lives, households, communities and economies. Yet care – work disproportionately carried out by women More...

By admin On Monday, November 2nd, 2020
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A caring economy: What would it take?

Issue number:  528 Big stories:  The hidden debt of care Keeping the world cared for 5 reasons why care and the climate crisis are inseparable Care not cops Passing it on Also in issue:  How More...

By admin On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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‘Double whammy’: Ireland will be biggest loser of no-deal Brexit, with economy already hit by Covid-19

Ireland’s Central Bank Governor Gabriel Makhlouf has warned that the country will be the eurozone’s biggest loser in the event of a no-deal Brexit with an economic “double whammy” set to More...