Austerity: The Demolition of the Welfare State and the Rise of the Zombie Economy

New Internationalist
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For the last five years, Britain has been under the hammer of ‘Austerity’. In its name, wages have been frozen, benefits have been slashed and public spending squeezed. The pain of a financial crisis caused by bankers and speculators has been borne by ordinary people all over the country – and by the poor and disabled most of all.
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Kerry-anne Mendoza is a writer, blogger and activist. She is the author of the Scriptonite Daily blog which explores matters of current affairs, politics, economics and ideas. She is also a contributor to New Internationalist, openDemocracy, Trebuchet Magazine, the Occupy News Network and others. She left her career as a Management Consultant having held senior positions in banking, local government and the NHS to be part of the Occupy Movement and has since worked as a writer and campaigner for social, economic and environmental justice.
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Publisher
New Internationalist
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Published on
Nov 21, 2014
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Pages
999
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ISBN
9781780262475
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Language
English
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Genres
Political Science / Civil Rights
Political Science / Human Rights
Political Science / Public Policy / Economic Policy
Political Science / World / European
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