Deficit deceit: How the Tories played on your fears to needlessly harm public services

Simon Wren-Lewis re-states a valuable point in his latest Mainly Macro post – that the UK has suffered under Conservative austerity policies, not because there was a need for spending cuts but because the Tories had an excuse to impose them. He writes: I tend to agree with Kevin Drum in this: he says that basically politicians … Continue reading Deficit deceit: How the Tories played on your fears to needlessly harm public services