British economic crisis


The economic crisis continues; also in Britain.

The left and the British economic crisis: here.

The government was given grim jobs news on Budget day on Wednesday when new figures revealed that unemployment has soared to its highest level since Labour came to power in 1997: here.

Dismal Chancellor Alistair Darling condemned Britain’s workers to a generation of hardship to pay for the massive bail-out of greedy bankers in his Budget on Wednesday: here.

Budget 2009: Left Economics Advisory Panel (LEAP) chairman John McDonnell MP warned on Wednesday that buried in the Chancellor’s Budget was the biggest programme of public expenditure cuts and privatisation Britain has ever seen: here.

Train privateers were accused of “daylight robbery” on Wednesday for announcing a series of deflation-busting rail fare increases: here.

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