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When she became Prime Minister, May pledged to fight inequality and help the “just about managing”. Here’s what actually happened.
Boris Johnson focuses on tax cuts for those earning £50,000 or more. Sajid Javid wants to scrap the additional rate tax band on incomes over £150,000.
As prime minister, the Conservative frontrunner would gradually erode norms with a joke and a smile.
In common with his predecessors, Johnson would enrich and empower a wealthy constituency centred in the City of London.
It is nearly always working class resistance that stimulates technological innovation.
Failure to account for the impact of climate change has allowed the powerful to tell us that going green is unaffordable.
Contrary to the claims of supporters of Modern Monetary Theory, the party’s policy does not mandate austerity.
As a proxy for economic success and growth, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is deeply flawed. But there are other measures out there.
The Tory frontrunner’s plan is expensive for the Exchequer, but neglible for its beneficiaries.
Instead of helping a lucky few to escape disadvantage, a Labour government will aim to abolish poverty completely.
It would take 160 years for Philomena to save for a basic wheelchair. The cuts have stolen her independence.