Calum Martin: Why Trump is not a protectionist, but we perhaps should be
Calum Martin, national co-chair of the Scottish Socialist Party, highlights a new trade deal between Japan and the EU which will increase the power of corporations over our lives, and says it’s wrong to think of ‘free trade’ as anti-Trump, as the US President’s plan is simply seeking to bully countries into acquiescing to US corporate power
Brexit will ‘turn the clock back’ on gender equality, report finds
Gendered analysis budget experts say women will be hit hardest by Brexit
THE ECONOMIC impacts of Brexit will hit women hardest and take gender equality backwards, a report by the Women’s Budget Group and the Fawcett Society has said.
The report examines the likely impact on women of the different possible Brexit deal scenarios, an analysis which the writers say has yet to be laid out by the government.