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The boom in jobs and working hours reflects the fact that our living standards are worse than expected.
Both parties have identified the problem wih the UK’s paltry adult education system. Neither have a solution that is up to the challenge.
Mediocre growth of 0.3 per cent is nothing for the Conservatives to celebrate.
Like the introduction of maternity and shared parental leave before it, the policy is a vast improvement on what we have – but retains many of the status quo's flaws.
The wealthy are responsible for far more carbon emissions than the poor. Labour's promise of climate justice is the only answer.
The New Statesman team discuss the campaign's second week.
An era of low interest rates both encourages greater infrastructure spending and increases the amount that government spending will need to do in the next recession.
Using civil servants' time to help government is an old and possibly ineradicable problem, but the Tories have been blocked from using Treasury costings against Labour.
Both parties recognise that voters crave higher public spending, not a smaller state.
Only by socialising ownership and finance can the US hope to generate the investment it needs to decarbonise and rebalance its economy.
The statement is, in a sense, as unsurprising as learning that Corbynites want to nationalise some things. That it is news is all about the Shadow Chancellor.