Austerity has been forced on the country. In reality the cuts and savings are being directed at public services and benefits, which only affect the middle classes, the poor and the most in-need in our society. Yet the country’s debts and financial strains were directly caused by the practices of the wealthiest with the banks being the main culprits.
Are the rich getting away with murder at the expense of the poor? Following yesterdays budget, does this report by Channel 4 highlight exactly what austerity is really about?
And how exactly does the economy work? Watch our programme below, which we made just before the last general election and ask yourself, what are the facts of life in this current Tory governments economic agenda.
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