If we don't like rich landlords then we can raise taxes on the rich generally, but it will be a brave politician who suggests it
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Tuesday 10 December 2013
Unless we build affordable housing, more and more people will be priced out, say experts
The poorest pay the price for austerity: Workers face biggest fall in living standards since Victorian era
Monday 09 December 2013
The number of public sector workers on low wages doubles to more than one million, with women and part-time staff disproportionately affected by squeeze on incomes
Saturday 07 December 2013
You might have seen Richard Threlfall on television the other day when he was testifying before a Commons Select Committee on HS2, the proposed fast rail link from London to the North.
Thursday 05 December 2013
Immediate action is more than ever dependent on channeling the private sector
Tuesday 03 December 2013
Improvements to the A14 will instead be paid for by the Government
Sunday 01 December 2013
The strongest brand in European train travel has reached the end of the line. The Rail Europe name is to be erased by Christmas – just as horizons for British train travellers are being expanded with a new Paris-Barcelona high-speed service.
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Occupiers are protesting the "monetisation of higher education"
Monday 25 November 2013
Job insecurity in the UK’s public sector has soared as hundreds of thousands of jobs fall prey to austerity, a leading think-tank revealed today.
Thursday 21 November 2013
The programme would also provide a stimulus for the economy and create tens of thousands of jobs in the construction industry
Thursday 14 November 2013
Sales of Bobby bears, mugs and notebooks to provide alternative source of income
Wednesday 13 November 2013
It’s flattering to think they regard the right to follow me on Twitter as a basic civil right
Why do private-sector zealots choose to ignore the countless ways public money underpins daily life?
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Free market capitalism is a con. The state is the backbone of modern British capitalism
Tuesday 12 November 2013
Are students as apathetic as the stereotype runs? Jamie Crow finds out how engaged they are
Saturday 09 November 2013
We need a full inquiry into the goings-on at the Co-op Bank
Friday 08 November 2013
New Government proposals that aim to boost final-salary schemes could hit their benefits, reports Simon Read
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train