Tuesday April 7, 2020

Unions must wake up to economic reality

In the midst of this unprecedented national crisis, with spiralling unemployment, a banking system on life-support and a catastrophically large deficit, the trade union movement has announced that it is to launch a ‘‘sustained campaign of opposition’

19th September, 2009

In the midst of this unprecedented national crisis, with spiralling unemployment, a banking system on life-support and a catastrophically large deficit, the trade union movement has announced that it is to launch a ‘‘sustained campaign of opposition’’ to cuts in public spending. They might as well have a march in favour of national bankruptcy.

When are the trade unions going to understand that this country cannot go on borrowing money indefinitely,...

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