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Scotland united in curiosity as councils trial universal basic income
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Universal basic income is, according to its many and various supporters, an idea whose time has come. The deceptively simple notion of offering every citizen a regular payment without means testing or requiring them to work for it has backers as disparate ...[Read more]
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How Corbyn has inspired young Italians to launch their own Momentum
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A new movement has sprung up in Italy called “Potere al Popolo” (Power to the People), taking inspiration from the new left in Europe, in particular Momentum and the transformation of Labour under Jeremy Corbyn. Founded last month at a meeting in Rome ...[Read more]
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Labour vows to factor climate change risk into economic forecasts
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The risk posed by climate change would be factored into projections from the government’s independent economic forecaster if Labour took office, the shadow chancellor will announce on Tuesday. John McDonnell will highlight the human and economic costs o ...[Read more]
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Labour takes aim at tax havens as £13TRILLION of UK firms’ assets squirrelled away offshore
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A mind-boggling £13trillion of assets in major firms who do business in the UK are squirrelled away in tax havens abroad says Labour. And Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell will tomorrow tell the BBC’s Andrew Marr how Chancellor Philip Hammond could grab ...[Read more]
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Labour pull five points clear of the Tories, as voters prefer Corbyn to May
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Theresa May’s crisis has deepened today with a new poll showing Labour surging ahead of the Conservatives, while the public now also has a clear preference for Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister. The exclusive survey for The Independent by BMG Research no ...[Read more]
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