“The farther backwards you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.”
Could there be a connection between Jeremy Corbyn looking forward to his 70th birthday on 26th May and his proposal to raise the minimum wage for young people, in order to bring it into line with the adult minimum?
There is no doubt that, as Winston Churchill said in the quotation above, the years do bring on a sense of perspective - to which Corbyn may be responding. There is no doubt that we need considerably more focus on the challenges faced by young people.
Please read on .. as we look at a number of indicators which point towards a silver lining in the dark clouds pressuring young people today.
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In a new partnership with publishers Harriman House, Share Radio has produced its first audiobook 'Superinvestors', written by Matthew Partridge and read by some of Share Radio's best known presenters: Simon Rose, Fenella Fudge, Glen Thompsett, Ed Bowsher and accomplished actor David Ricardo Pearce, whose ancestor is featured in the book.
Welcome to Gavin Oldham's full presentation describing his vision for egalitarian capitalism.
The main set of proposals are as follows:
Egalitarian Capitalism is an alternative to socialism which, while fostering and encouraging enterprise for all, acts to involve and empower people right across society and especially the young.