Posts Tagged ‘UK’

The UK’s brutal austerity regime is acting as a template for similar programmes across the Atlantic in Canada..

January 5, 2019

In Canada, where a federal system of government exists, most of the political decisions related to the undermining of social programmes are taken at the provincial level. It is worthwhile to compare the specific assault on income support in Ontario, the province with the largest economy and population, with the situation that has unfolded in the UK. Before doing this, however, I want to go a little deeper into why the architects of neoliberal austerity have placed such emphasis on reducing the adequacy of systems of income support that unemployed, poor and disabled people turn to…

https://www.counterfire.org/articles/analysis/20061-a-tale-of-two-austerities

Canada appears to stand alone in feud with Saudi Arabia..

August 11, 2018