News, UKpol, econ, poverty, austerity
> “Much of the glue that has held British society together since the Second World War has been deliberately removed and replaced with a harsh and uncaring ethos,” [Philip Alston, the United Nations special rapporteur for extreme poverty] said. “A booming economy, high employment and a budget surplus have not reversed austerity, a policy pursued more as an ideological than an economic agenda.”
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