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Benefits broods’: The cultural and political crafting of anti-welfare commonsense

From Critical Social Policy In the aftermath of the global banking crises, a political economy of permanent state austerity has emerged, driven by and legitimated through a hardening anti-welfare commonsense. As welfare programmes are cut, privatised and marketised it is … Continue reading

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The 2008 economic crisis and its outcomes for the Baltic states

Austerity as a global prescription and lessons from the neoliberal Baltic experiment From The Economic and Labour Relations Review This article analyses the 2008 economic crisis and its outcomes for the Baltic states. It then gives a genealogy of European … Continue reading

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Public health experts urge government to consider health effects of austerity

Austere or not? UK coalition government budgets and health inequalities From Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine The impact of austerity measures on health should be taken into account by the coalition government before it pursues further cuts. Public … Continue reading

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