By Diane Perrons
Austerity seemed to end in 2020 as governments around the world spent unprecedented amounts of public money to address the Covid-19 pandemic. So why ask now whether austerity is gendered?
There are three key reasons. First, the cuts in health and social services during the preceding era … Read More
By John Weeks
Our society faces many problems that require action by our government. As much as we might wish to address climate change and reduce inequality, are the public finances able to fund achievement of these laudable goals? As I show in my new book, The Debt Delusion, … Read More
In her latest book, Should We Abolish Household Debts? Johnna Montgomerie explores the many consequences of indebtedness within the economy and society. She puts forward a simple but informed set of pragmatic proposals for household debt cancellation that can help the renew the economy to make a better future possible. … Read More