“If some of us grow rich in our sleep, where do we think this wealth is coming from? It doesn’t materialise out of thin air. It doesn’t come without costing someone, another human being. It comes from the fruits of others’ labours, which they don’t receive.” - | John Stuart Mill
I return to this issue in a contribution to the LSE Brexit blog: The migrant labour dilemma
French unions protested against President Emmanuel Macron's labour law reform for the fourth time this autumn on Thursday. Although the turnout was reported to be lower than on previous days of action, they vowed to keep fighting policies they claim favour the rich at the expense of ordinary people.
THE strange 1970s revival in Britain has another twist. The main focus has been on the Labour party which, under Jeremy Corbyn, wants to return to the era marked by nationalisation and higher taxes.
Shadow Chancellor says business leaders are planning for Labour to win the next election. Business sees Labour as "the government in waiting," John McDonnell claims. He says his party will save Britain from the coming economic "catastrophe"...Show More Summary
Patrick Thompson is a postgraduate student at Queen’s University, specialising in Northern Irish and Labour politics Last week a strange piece appeared on the news agency Bloomberg’s website about the Irish dimension of Britain’s decision to leave the EU. It was titled ‘Irish Border Throws Unexpected Hurdle to Brexit’. The notion that there is an more...
The acting leader of the Labour Party in Scotland has stepped down after a woman made allegations of abuse against him. The party said Wednesday that Alex Rowley had stood … Click to Continue »
Scottish Labour's interim and deputy leader Alex Rowley has resigned after a woman alleged he sent her abusive messages. Rowley denies the claims and says he will "take all steps necessary" to clear his name. Rowley took over as interim...Show More Summary