GDP shrank by 0.4 per cent in December but Britain is desperately short of economic firepower.
A detailed new report by think tank Autonomy – endorsed by John McDonnell – shows how a shorter working week would boost productivity, workers’ health and environmental sustainability.
The author of Winners Take All on how the “fake change” offered by billionaires such as Mark Zuckerberg perpetuates “systems of exclusion and inequality”.
After the slowest recovery in history, Britain would face a new crash in a significantly weaker position than 2008.
The Labour leader blundered by condemning the tax cut that John McDonnell refused to oppose.
The Office for Budget Responsibility warns that the economy is 2 to 2½ per cent smaller as a result of the Leave vote.
The businessman could not have risen without the connivance of sycophantic politicians, fawning journalists and impotent regulators.
The Prime Minister refused to confirm that no one would be worse off under Universal Credit.
Faced with the political and economic cost of spending cuts, even the Conservatives are being forced to retreat.
With high household and national debt, and interest rates already at record lows, the UK would have less firepower to deploy than in 2008.
The manufacturing sector is now in recession and the economy has grown below 0.5 per cent for six consecutive quarters.