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"There are clear signs that we are now entering a new era in which industrialization will no longer be as potent in spreading the benefits of economy-wide productivity gains."
"There are clear signs that we are now entering a new era in which industrialization will no longer be as potent in spreading the benefits of economy-wide productivity gains."
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Broaden my perspective .👍☝️ "A Discussion of Bourgeois Equality Chapter 11 “Poverty Cannot Be Overcome from the Left by Overthrowing ‘Capitalism’”,focused on the problems of the word, capitalism, at failing at capturing the mechanisms and _...Read More_
Broaden my perspective .👍☝️ "A Discussion of Bourgeois Equality Chapter 11 “Poverty Cannot Be Overcome from the Left by Overthrowing ‘Capitalism’”,focused on the problems of the word, capitalism, at failing at capturing the mechanisms and _...Read More_
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"The loss of the ‘uplift’will have awful results. But with even Tories supporting the backlash, could _...Read More_
"The loss of the ‘uplift’will have awful results. But with even Tories supporting the backlash, could _...Read More_
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>"Combined with rising tax, food, and energy bills, this week's Universal Credit cut will leave low-income families a huge £1,700 per year worse off – it _...Read More_
>"Combined with rising tax, food, and energy bills, this week's Universal Credit cut will leave low-income families a huge £1,700 per year worse off – it _...Read More_
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“When it comes to pump prices, it is a pretty bleak picture for drivers. With the cost of oil rising and now near a three-year high, wholesale prices are being forced up, which means retailers are paying more than they were just a few days _...Read More_
“When it comes to pump prices, it is a pretty bleak picture for drivers. With the cost of oil rising and now near a three-year high, wholesale prices are being forced up, which means retailers are paying more than they were just a few days _...Read More_
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"Corruption and fraud make a few rich households richer. But the already poor and low-skilled lose their jobs and become poorer."
"Corruption and fraud make a few rich households richer. But the already poor and low-skilled lose their jobs and become poorer."
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Erik Blair
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Erik Blair
"The unwitting leeches, preoccupied with greed, who suck the life out of everyone and everything are behind why we can’t have nice things."
"The unwitting leeches, preoccupied with greed, who suck the life out of everyone and everything are behind why we can’t have nice things."
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"Despite Conservative claims to have reduced childhood deprivation, the burden on taxpayers has soared over the past eight years"
"Despite Conservative claims to have reduced childhood deprivation, the burden on taxpayers has soared over the past eight years"
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"Stimulus checks lifted 11.7 million people out of poverty in 2020, according to data from the Census Bureau."
"Stimulus checks lifted 11.7 million people out of poverty in 2020, according to data from the Census Bureau."
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>"When government benefits are taken into account, a smaller share of the population was living in poverty in 2020 even as the pandemic _...Read More_
>"When government benefits are taken into account, a smaller share of the population was living in poverty in 2020 even as the pandemic _...Read More_
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"Cash assistance during the pandemic"
"Cash assistance during the pandemic"
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"Ministers promise transparency and oversight for cash card programme to support 500,000 vulnerable families."
"Ministers promise transparency and oversight for cash card programme to support 500,000 vulnerable families."
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>"As long as the World Bank's International Development Association can be an important source of recovery funds for the poorest economies, those resources must be used effectively. This will require closing the IDA's Private Sector _...Read More_
>"As long as the World Bank's International Development Association can be an important source of recovery funds for the poorest economies, those resources must be used effectively. This will require closing the IDA's Private Sector _...Read More_
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"Beijing’s ambitious strategy to more evenly distribute the nation’s wealth is one of the buzziest topics on Chinese people’s minds these days, with lofty hopes intermixed with questions and concerns."
"Beijing’s ambitious strategy to more evenly distribute the nation’s wealth is one of the buzziest topics on Chinese people’s minds these days, with lofty hopes intermixed with questions and concerns."