Articles tagged with cost of living
Five policies to fix the political class
The main political parties have all been jostling to respond to the ‘cost of living crisis’. But they’ve all failed to respond to the underlying issue - that in the eyes of voters, the political class lives on another planet. Here are five proposals that might help.
Wonga and the payday loansharks to be outlawed?
With wages falling, costs rising, and social safety nets being torn asunder – UK citizens are turning, in ever greater numbers, to pay day lenders to plug the gap. In the past, the poor were protected from predatory lenders by Usury Laws which made extortionate interest rates illegal. Yet in today’s Usury Kingdom, crime pays. One petitioner […]
You supply the starving people Freud, we’ll feed them
Lord Freud shocked a hell of a lot of people on Monday when he claimed there was no causal link between rising poverty and an increase in the use of food banks to 500,000 people (at least – some think the true number is already higher). He claimed the rise in the use of food […]