Protesters at a demonstration against the Conservative Party’s annual autumn conference in Birmingham, UK, on October 2. Photo: Bloomberg
Protesters at a demonstration against the Conservative Party’s annual autumn conference in Birmingham, UK, on October 2. Photo: Bloomberg
David Brown
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by David Brown

Truss’ plan to jump-start UK growth by rehashing Reaganomics was always doomed to failure

  • The UK government has made an embarrassing U-turn on an economic strategy that did not work for the US in the 1980s, and would not work now for a UK grappling with rising interest rates and inflation

Protesters at a demonstration against the Conservative Party’s annual autumn conference in Birmingham, UK, on October 2. Photo: Bloomberg
Protesters at a demonstration against the Conservative Party’s annual autumn conference in Birmingham, UK, on October 2. Photo: Bloomberg
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