Appearance on RT News: Spiraling debt

Salman Shaheen, Principal Speaker, Left UnityBritain’s household debts are spiraling out of control as a result of the government’s austerity policies, causing people to fall into arrears on rent and bills and turn to payday lenders to make ends meet at the end of the month. A new report from Demos showed the harm this is doing to people, causing them financial, emotional and physical distress.

I was back on RT yesterday posing some potential solutions to the problem, including renationalising the energy companies to bring down bills.

 

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