The 2014 Budget statement from the Chancellor George Osborne was full of self congratulation. The opposition seemed somewhat dumbfounded by the impressive growth figures Osborne could point to as justification of his policies. Unfortunately for Mr Osborne the recovery appears to be fundamentally flawed. A closer look at the underlying figures reveals a far from encouraging picture. Read here to find out more.
Apparently the recovery is under way and there are real signs of improvement in the economy. But improvement for whom? With over $4T of new money sloshing around in the U.C economy what have been the gains felt by the majority of the population. Who has benefited from the quantitative easing policies forced upon the Federal Reserve by the financial institutions. Let’s look at the facts.