Aaron Bastani

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Why Jeremy Corbyn Is Best Placed to Solve the UK's Future Economic Problems

All the people calling him a "throwback" haven't stopped to consider what is likely to happen to the British economy in the next decade.
Aaron Bastani
8.19.15
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What Greece's 'No' Referendum Vote Means for Europe

Is this the beginning of the end for neo-liberalism in Europe?
Aaron Bastani
7.7.15
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Russell Brand's Plan to Love-Bomb the Police Is Fatuous Bullshit

I don't get it, what's to love? The institutional racism or the unaccountable violence?
Aaron Bastani
6.24.15
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Britain Doesn't Need More Austerity, It Needs Luxury Communism

A paradise for everyone is within our grasp.
Aaron Bastani
6.12.15
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Here's What the Next Five Years of British Rioting Could Look Like

The new Conservative government could mean enraged students battling with cops and animal lovers beating up fox hunters.
Aaron Bastani
5.11.15
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The UK General Election Result Will Probably End Up Changing Britain Forever

The Scottish National Party won big, the centrist Liberal Democrats lost badly, and the Conservatives held on to power in a result that has shocked the nation.
Aaron Bastani
5.8.15
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UK's Conservative Party Won't Admit It, But They're Planning More Cuts for the Young

This weekend, the welfare minister said he would make £12 billion of cuts but wouldn't say how. It's not hard to work out that the axe will fall on young people.
Aaron Bastani
3.30.15
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David Cameron and Ed Miliband Said Nothing Worthwhile During Last Night's General Election Debate

The "Battle for Number Ten" between the UK Prime Minister and the Opposition Leader was elaborately choreographed to ensure that nothing interesting happened.
Aaron Bastani
3.27.15
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How Nigel Farage and Russell Brand Became Bigger Than British Politics

They may be ideological opposites, but their prominence indicates that the UK is entering a new political context.
Aaron Bastani
12.12.14
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David Cameron Wants Young People in the UK to Choose Between Poverty and Debt

The prime minister's "earning or learning" plan will mean the choice between either poverty wages or student fees.
Aaron Bastani
9.29.14