The Progressive Economics forum 2023 will look at the future of economics, the alarming decline in UK prosperity, the progressive solutions needed, and how to implement them.
Tag: Cost of Living Crisis
It’s Boom Time for Billionaires. We Need a Wealth Tax – Richard Burgon MP
Over the past decade the wealth of Britain's billionaires has skyrocketed while wages and public services have stagnated. Richard Burgon MP leads the call for a wealth tax on the super-rich.
The public are crying out for a proper change of course – Ian Lavery MP on the local election results
Ian Lavery MP looks at the Tory collapse at the local elections, the rise of minor parties, and the need for a program of radical change to win hearts and minds.
Tackling the cost-of-living crisis means bringing pay up and prices down – Beth Winter MP
"The discussion on controlling prices needs to begin now" - Beth Winter MP
Sunak continues to ignore the deepening crisis of food poverty – Kate Osborne MP
"Over the last year foodbanks have seen usage rise between 40 and 50% and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation has estimated there are now 13.4 million people living in poverty."
Yet another austerity budget – interview with economist Mick Burke on #Budget2023
Hunt’s optimistic and upbeat tone throughout his Budget Day speech was “massively misplaced,” as “the overall picture of the British economy is one of stagnation.”
Pay up chancellor, or the doom loop will never end – The TUC #Budget2023
"Nothing like this has ever been endured by workers in modern history" - ahead of the Budget, the TUC reports that further cuts will only deepen the crisis.
Time for a people’s budget – for investment not cuts!
Hundreds joined a discussion ahead of Sunak and Hunt's Spring Budget calling for "an enduring and permanent shift in the balance of wealth of power in favour of working people."
The political economy of the cost of living crisis in the UK: What is to be done?
In depth economic analysis on the political economy of the cost of living crisis, and the progressive policy solutions that are being left out of the narrative.
We’re at a pivotal social and political moment – Rebecca Long Bailey MP
Amidst the despair of Tory rule, have hope, because a movement is building. We are at a pivotal social and political moment - writes Rebecca Long Bailey MP.