How we Afford a Better Society – and How to Recognise it
When someone asks you , “How can we afford to spend more on our public services”, the simple answer is, “We can’t afford not to.”
Every day we see the effects of austerity policies, from boarded-up, depressing High Streets, poverty, and hungry children to decimated public services. We can’t go on like this.
Austerity was always a political ploy, unnecessary, and intentionally cruel, and it is a policy which propels us further in a downward gloomy spiral. No one really benefits, no one is really happy in an increasingly divided society, where the only solution is to blame one another, where in reality we are all missing out, from what society could be.
And the only way out of this is to invest in our society towards better lives for us all.
We are not short of labour…
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