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Tag Archives: unemployment
The oppression of long working hours
Employees in the UK worked a record amount of unpaid overtime during 2013, with the number of people regularly doing unpaid work at the highest levels since comparable records began in 1998.In the North West we are working at an … Continue reading
Posted in economics, key concepts, working time Tagged hardworking families, Robert Brown, unemployment, well-being, work ethic, working time Leave a comment
The return of growth? Some critical perspectives – including our own.
You can’t have missed the headlines. The UK economy has returned to growth so we can all sigh with relief. Those doomsayers like us in Steady State Manchester who suggested that the motor was broken are wrong…. Let’s take a … Continue reading
Posted in economics, theory Tagged credit, economic growth, housing, investment, nef, New Economy, news, recovery, steady state economy, unemployment 5 Comments
Stagnation continues but unemployment de-linking from growth?
Recent research by the National Institute for Economic and Social Research predicts: “The economy will contract by 0.5 per cent this year, but grow by 1.3 per cent in 2013.” However, there is “divergence between poor growth figures and relatively … Continue reading
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Vital reading: Paul Mason on graduates and survival in the cracks…
From Paul Mason’s The graduates of 2012 will survive only in the cracks of our economy Rachel Rosenfelt, the 23-year-old New Yorker who set up an online publication called The New Inquiry, sums it up: “there is surplus population” of … Continue reading
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