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Tag Archives: austerity
Austerity or debt? There has to be a better way – Public Service
Austerity or debt? There has to be a better way – Public Service. A useful article by Dan O’Neill – very relevant in our Manchester context where, as we’ve seen, the central government policy of austerity is forcing huge cuts … Continue reading
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Manchester City Council’s Budget Cuts Consultation
Introduction These are very difficult times for Manchester people and for our council. In this long post we 1) offer Manchester citizens a model letter to send in response to the council’s consultation on how to deal with the Tory-led … Continue reading
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The recession and the options for leaving it.
It has become commonplace to criticise the present government’s austerity programme as a Plan A with no Plan B. But we have to question whether a conventional Plan B is feasible. Instead a Steady State approach means a Plan C … Continue reading
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