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Chinese GDP figures represent real economic activity, but it is not all productive economic activity.
Rather than cutting Universal Credit, Rishi Sunak should use this moment to build the resilient welfare state the UK has long needed.
The shadow chancellor has placed resilience at the centre of her approach, opening up a space that might usefully stretch beyond technocratic social democracy.
The shadow chancellor’s lecture had something old, something new and something green.
The Chancellor recklessly encouraged workers back to offices, diners to eat out and told the public to “live without fear”.
The emissions of the wealthiest have continued to rise, leaving the poor to bear the brunt of decarbonising.
Two-thirds of tier three councils have suffered cuts to their spending power since 2015.
Ultra-low interest rates and quantitative easing have aided tech companies’ extractive business model.
If unencumbered by old ideologies, the new public investment bank has the potential to be a powerful catalyst for change.
Consumer demand is unlikely to die along with the 17 million mink culled in Denmark over coronavirus fears. Can anything stop the iniquitous fur trade?
Why was the UK hit harder than any other G7 economy? And what does the pandemic mean for its future model?