The royal wedding projected an illusion of change, when really it’s just a complex way to preserve our rigged economy and invisible aristocracy. If you believe the “inclusive” hype, you’ve unfortunately been duped by the Windsors’ (very good) PR guys. Sorry to break it to ya.
The number of people applying for nursing courses at university has fallen again this year, as the sector starts to feel the bite of savage government cuts to student nurse bursaries. Since bursaries were axed in 2016, the total number of nursing applications has nosedived by a third. This worrying trend looks set to continue, meaning
French President Emmanuel Marcon has just passed a law to privatise Aéroports de Paris (Adp), marking the beginning of a huge sale of France’s public assets. AdP is worth a huge €16 billion and operates Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, one of the largest and busiest in the world. The French state owns 50.6 per cent of AdP and
Jeremy Corbyn has launched a scathing attack on Theresa May, accusing her of misleading parliament over the UK’s support for Saudi aggression in Yemen. This week May told parliament that Saudi-led intervention was “backed by the United Nations Security Council and, as such, we support it.” In her speech, the Prime Minister left out any
Several leading government ministers have been accused of flogging PFI schemes to impoverished and under-developed nations – despite being strong critics of similar schemes in the UK. Jubilee Debt Campaign have published a damning report exposing the dodgy dealings of senior Tory ministers, who have been promoting Private Finance Initiative (PFI) schemes to developing nations, often with the
One million more children will be in poverty by 2020 if the government does not reverse cuts to Universal Credit, according to recent analysis published by the Child Poverty Action Group and the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR). The research shows that the promise of greater rewards for working families has been broken due to cuts