My advice to Ed Balls: don't follow Slasher's lead and promise the earth

Blanchflower, David
October 2012
New Statesman;10/5/2012, Vol. 141 Issue 5126, p22
The article looks at economic conditions in Great Britain as of September 2012, focusing on the policy failures of the Conservative Party-Liberal Democrats coalition government and Conservative Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne. It notes that since 2010, the economy has contracted and unemployment has risen. Advice is presented for Osborne's Labour Party counterpart, Ed Balls.


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