Overleverage, short-termism and asset stripping must be countered with progressive policies Wielding record levels of cash, US private equity (PE) firms are bargain hunting in Britain, buying up more companies in the first six months of 2021 than ever before. The Conservatives champion ‘Global Britain’, however, they allow our assets
Yesterday was a far bigger budget than many in the know had expected. Analysis about what it all means for the economy is still trickling though from the Resolution Foundation, IFS and others as I write. On the day, there’s very little economics to be talked about as nobody really
Laura Beers and Steven Fielding, hosts of the Progressive Britain History Project, speak to Lecturer in Modern History at the University of London , Lise Butler, about Labour’s relationship with inequality and meritocracy and where the party stands on the issues now.
What do likely coming changes in inflation mean for Labour’s electoral hopes? Inflation is coming, but for how long it will last above the 2% Bank of England target and whether Britain will face several inflation spikes is still debatable. If Labour hopes to sell a new World War II
In the second of a three part series, Alexander Perry considers the implications of the Biden presidency for climate action For the previous article in this series, click here. As well as taking on fossil giants, the Biden administration will need to be receptive to the needs of communities that