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Is #DevoManc a missed opportunity?

  What’s happening? Greater Manchester is to get an unprecedented devolution of power from Whitehall. These devolved powers from London cover a variety of strategic areas: a new housing investment fund of up to £300m, with the aim of building … Continue reading

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The Viable Economy serialised – the first two sections

We will be serialising our intervention, The Viable Economy here.  But you can download the whole pamphlet as a pdf file, here. If you like it, why not make a donation towards our work. Our costs are modest, but we … Continue reading

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A tale of two economies.

Or rather, this is about two economic discourses. On Thursday I went to “The North West Economic Growth Summit” sponsored by Pannone solicitors, at the People’s History Museum in Manchester.  I was interested to hear the official, dominant narrative about … Continue reading

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