Category: Economics

Aberdeen RAAC Crisis

Reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) was found in about 500 homes in the Balnagask area of Torry. This includes 364 council properties. This discovery exposes yet another failure of political leadership across the spectrum. People have ignored the plight of these residents, leading to devastating consequences. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) added that residents

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The privatisation of water

The privatisation of water in the UK has proven to be a significant failure. This is evidenced by a series of disastrous incidents involving major water companies like Severn Trent, Thames Water, and South West Water. These companies have faced severe criticism for mismanagement, environmental damage, and public health risks. Meanwhile, their executives continue to

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Profit and Safety

The recent safety incidents involving Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) underscore the risks of close ties between regulatory bodies and profit-driven corporations in the aviation industry. Boeing’s profit-oriented approach, coupled with its influence over FAA oversight, highlights the inherent dangers to safety in a capitalist system. Intense scrutiny has focused on Boeing’s relationship

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