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Sunday, 2 October 2011

Empowered workers are best antidote to fast buck economics

'A post-Thatcher, post-Blair economics requires a break from the hostility and contempt for organised labour that has been one of the continuities of government in these destructive decades' argues Hilary Wainwright on the Comment is Free blog. If Labour leader Ed Miliband is to realise his vision of valuing the labour of "every man and woman who goes out and does a day's work" then organised workers must be empowered in the workplace: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/sep/30/ed-miliband-economics-taboo-1970s