Austerity

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I was a senior officer – and even I struggle to get the police to investigate crimes | Dal Babu
A new and damning inspectorate report reflects what many of us have been saying about deficiencies, says former Met chief superintendent Dal Babu

Dal Babu

11, Aug, 2022 @1:16 PM

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How our cities fall prey to power and money | Letters
Letters: Anthony Molloy and Dr Stephen Dearden respond to Aditya Chakrabortty’s article on how Manchester was sold to Abu Dhabi’s elite. Plus one reader on why local authorities are not solely to blame

Letters

24, Jul, 2022 @4:21 PM

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Lessons in demixing from a box of muesli | Letter
Letter: A force applied to a heterogeneous mixture will tend to separate diverse elements, says Peter Lowe

Letters

24, Jul, 2022 @4:17 PM

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The Observer view on how Boris Johnson’s spectre haunts the Tory leadership race | Observer editorial
His toxic legacy runs deep in Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss as well as in a party high on populism

Observer editorial

24, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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What cost of living crisis? Tory hopefuls’ fuss over tax cuts is devoid of reality
Candidates’ focus on reducing tax would throw petrol on the inflationary fire and turbocharge inequality

Richard Partington

10, Jul, 2022 @1:52 PM

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Boris Johnson has left the UK economy in a parlous state
Analysis: If Johnsonomics stands for anything, it is a lack of plan or vision to address Britain’s economic woes

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

08, Jul, 2022 @3:39 PM

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‘Don’t tone it down’ – inside the invasion of British museums by disabled artists
From Belfast to St Ives, 30 UK venues are about to be taken over in an event that will draw on the tragedy of the first world war – and feature deaf dancing, origami clothing and scenes of austerity rendered in fondant icing

Lucy Webster

29, Jun, 2022 @10:44 AM

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The NHS wreckers cannot accept that the British public still back it | Polly Toynbee
The health service is struggling, but the rightwing press seems desperate to shift the blame away from the government, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

27, Jun, 2022 @2:19 PM

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NHS crisis caused by Tory underfunding not Covid, say doctors
Sajid Javid’s claims that pandemic caused lack of funding, beds and staff are refuted in new dossier

Michael Savage Policy Editor

26, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Starve and shiver with Sunak’ is the reality for millions. The chancellor can – and must – stop it | Gordon Brown
Join me in asking the government for a fourth budget, says former UK prime minister Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown

15, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Tories are neglecting those young people who didn’t go to university | Polly Toynbee
Further adult education could be used to level up the UK, but social mobility is still not happening, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

14, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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This will be the result of tonight’s no-confidence vote: a huge lurch to the right and more austerity | Owen Jones
Whether Johnson is ousted now or in the coming weeks, the Tories will again grasp the Thatcherite mantle, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones

Owen Jones

06, Jun, 2022 @4:21 PM

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