UK Economic Crisis

We Might Recover This Year - Finally!

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne got a political boost as the UK economy grew by 0.8% at the start of the year, bringing the country's output still nearer to its pre-cr...

Britain Is 'Walking Tall'? 5 Awkward Graphs Osborne Doesn't Want You To See

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has lavished praise on his austerity strategy for helping the UK "walk tall in the world again". In a triumphant speech today, the ...

Three Ideas for Economic Democracy and Economic Success

Peter Tatchell | Posted 19.02.2012 | UK Politics
Peter Tatchell

Britain is in the midst of the biggest economic crisis since the 1930s depression - a crisis that has been dragging on for the last four years. Even now, politicians are offering no clear solutions; just tinkering here and there with minor adjustments to a failed system. We've got to get out of the current mess and take steps to prevent a repeat economic disaster in the future. One way of doing this is by ensuring greater economic democracy - more participation, transparency, decentralisation and accountability in the way the economy is run. We expect political democracy, why not economic democracy too?