Ann Pettifor

Ann Pettifor


Analyst of the global financial system and director of Policy Research in Macroeconomics. http://www.primeeconomics.org

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“Secrecy was pervasive. Dr H Carter, Public Health England’s dep director,Midlands, revealed in May 15 memo to Brum councillors the govt had.. ordered the agency not to share with local councils its surveillance reports containing data about notified cases.” @Reuters ⁩

The World Builds a Wall to Keep America Out

Rafael Behr : "Johnson issues promises like counterfeit money, with himself pasted over the portraits of greater men. " @guardian ⁩

Interesting chart from @IFSworld  Public debt has exceed 100% of national income 131 times over the last 320 years...No need to fret.

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"Camilla Dell, a London-based buying agent has just taken on a client with £250 million to spend. But instead of a single trophy home, they are investing in a few hundred 1&2-bedroom newly built flats". A PE firm cornering the market & keeping prices high?

Oops .. meant to write.. this quote is from the @FT  House & Home.

..and what they are really fixing are rents...

A real treat in the morning post: 'Bank Job' by my dear friends Hilary Powell & Daniel Edelstyn... & it arrived in a flashy red envelope...

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Despair at low level of macroeconomic debate on @BBCRadio4  Analysis 'Post-Pandemic' crisis with centre-right Think tanks. Fabian @andrew_harrop  "close deficit in 3 years & raise taxes" - as if deficit emerges apart from economy & higher taxes only income.

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Am in a deeply Conservative area.. the officer at the polling station told me they’ve been busy .. “very busy...lots of young people”...Get out and vote... I am voting Labour - for a Green New Deal.

Keynes (after 2 world wars): "We were not aware that civilisation was a thin and precarious crust erected by the personality and the will of a very few, and only maintained by rules and conventions skilfully put across and guilefully preserved."

Oh no you don’t! You stand side by side with racists and anti-immigrants - like Steve Bannon & Nigel Farage - fuelling division and hatred. Your hypocrisy sickens me.

IMF admits disastrous love affair with the euro and apologises for the immolation of Greece' | via @telegraph 

This is the consequence of making ordinary people pay the cost of a crisis inflicted by the City of London & Wall St.

Just to remind: Johnson wants UK to align with US on workers rights. Workers in the US lack rights to paid holidays, Min wage fixed 10 yrs ago, there are NO maternity leave rights for women etc... This is the real imperative of #Brexit .

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