Photo Credit: Pixabay Home ownership is still a relatively new innovation in the UK, as is applying for a mortgage. Before
Like me, you probably thought the government collects tax to pay for all manner of public services: police, soldiers, power stations, roads, doctors, nurses, teachers, street lights etc. You name it, your tax pays for it!
For years I believed the mantra "tax and spend" as though it were a law of physics: indisputable and unquestionable. We have
Was this a realistic way for her to learn about property and money? Nope. Monopoly is nothing like the real world because everyone starts off on an equal footing in terms of their starting position and share of the money.
Those of us who have decried the way the policies of austerity and monetary stimulus have been used to benefit the rich at the expense of the poor should be arguing now that, when the ECB loosens the purse-strings, it must use the principle of sustainability to guide how QE should be implemented...
As long as the public continues to accept the assurances of the rich that we have to suffer so that they don't have to, the bitterness created will continue to create divisions between ethnic and religious communities that should be working together to destroy zero hour contracts and ensure proper funding for the NHS.
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Top bankers who get bonuses higher than allowed under EU law will get away with their awards, as it is "too far into this
Two big banks have been criticised for telling small business customers they must open an account with them in order to obtain