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>"Economists have failed to take account of ‘immense risks and potential loss of life’, says author of landmark _...Read More_
>"Economists have failed to take account of ‘immense risks and potential loss of life’, says author of landmark _...Read More_
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>"GDP grew 4.9% in the quarter to September, the lowest for a year, as the post-pandemic recovery loses steam and _...Read More_
>"GDP grew 4.9% in the quarter to September, the lowest for a year, as the post-pandemic recovery loses steam and _...Read More_
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Debates on global risk society seem to have accelerated in recent years with the outbreak of covid 19.
Debates on global risk society seem to have accelerated in recent years with the outbreak of covid 19.
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>"Across the country, people are refusing to return to backbreaking or mind-numbing low-wage jobs"
>"Across the country, people are refusing to return to backbreaking or mind-numbing low-wage jobs"
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>"Interim finance and foreign ministers remain, as PM fails to set out economic strategy"
>"Interim finance and foreign ministers remain, as PM fails to set out economic strategy"
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>"Brexit, global supply chain issues and the ‘long tail of Covid-19’ creates ‘perfect storm for UK firms’"
>"Brexit, global supply chain issues and the ‘long tail of Covid-19’ creates ‘perfect storm for UK firms’"
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>"After the success of the chancellors’s £70bn programme, there is uncertainty about the future direction of the _...Read More_
>"After the success of the chancellors’s £70bn programme, there is uncertainty about the future direction of the _...Read More_
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>"The combined challenges loom of an economic slowdown, rising energy costs and the transition to net zero, says Guardian economics editor Larry Elliott"
>"The combined challenges loom of an economic slowdown, rising energy costs and the transition to net zero, says Guardian economics editor Larry Elliott"
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>"China's second-largest property developer has $305 billion in debt and can't pay any of it back. What happens next?"
>"China's second-largest property developer has $305 billion in debt and can't pay any of it back. What happens next?"
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Before the financial crisis, housing became an asset class through securitisation. As films such as The Big Short showed, bankers bundled together the income streams from individual mortgages into bonds, which were then sliced, diced and _...Read More_
Before the financial crisis, housing became an asset class through securitisation. As films such as The Big Short showed, bankers bundled together the income streams from individual mortgages into bonds, which were then sliced, diced and _...Read More_
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>"Nearly eight out of 10 of young Britons blame capitalism for the housing crisis and two-thirds want to live under a socialist economic system. How did that happen?"
>"Nearly eight out of 10 of young Britons blame capitalism for the housing crisis and two-thirds want to live under a socialist economic system. How did that happen?"
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>"Lobby group urges action on visas for foreign workers such as drivers, welders, butchers and bricklayers"
>"Lobby group urges action on visas for foreign workers such as drivers, welders, butchers and bricklayers"
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>"The long read: The year 2020 exposed the risks and weaknesses of the market-driven global system like never before. It’s hard to avoid the sense that a _...Read More_
>"The long read: The year 2020 exposed the risks and weaknesses of the market-driven global system like never before. It’s hard to avoid the sense that a _...Read More_
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How politics became a contest dominated by two kinds of elite "Studying hundreds of elections, we found parties increasingly catering to the well educated or rich, say authors Amory Gethin, Clara Martínez-Toledano and Thomas Piketty"
How politics became a contest dominated by two kinds of elite "Studying hundreds of elections, we found parties increasingly catering to the well educated or rich, say authors Amory Gethin, Clara Martínez-Toledano and Thomas Piketty"