Face-to-face caring and infrastructural renewal will provide the backbone for a labour-intensive future

Posted Posted in Books and articles, Economics, Economy, Employment, EU, Export-led growth, Finance, Green New Deal, Housing, Import substitution, Local economies, Trade, Transition, Transport

A Guardian article by LWM’s co-founder and convenor of the Green New Deal Group, Colin Hines, is summarised here. The neoliberal export-led growth model, the increasingly discredited single currency and the utterly unchallenged single market are wrecking Europe which is facing a real nightmare: a shrinking full-time job market and hence lack of demand to keep the economy soldiering on. […]