Queen’s Speech 2015: Bill-by-bill – BBC News

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Plans to support home ownership and extend the right-to-buy scheme to 1.3 million social housing tenants in England feature in a new Housing Bill. Under the plans, housing association tenants will be able to buy the homes they rent at a discount. There …
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Tracking the Progress of the Progressive Agenda

By Richard Eskow As we address income inequality, the Fight for $15 shows us that we can reach seemingly unachievable goals. It tells us that we must not let others determine the limits of the politically possible. …read more

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Cartoon of the day

By David F. Ruccio

Social safety net

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Goldman tops 2015 City of London bank bonus charts

LONDON (Reuters) – Bankers at Goldman Sachs received the highest bonuses in London’s banking industry this year but bonuses paid out by the top 10 banks were down overall compared to last year, a…

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Ryanair reaps the benefits of being nicer to customers with a 66% jump in profit…

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Ryanair reaps the benefits of being nicer to customers with a 66% jump in profits (and no need to charge for using the toilet)

Ryanair reaps benefits of being nicer with 66% jump in profits
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The budget airline – famed for its off-hand treatment of passengers and sneaky fees – dramatically changed its tune after a series of profit warnings last year. …read more

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Dubai GEP and San Diego-based Cleantechto foster innovative green technologies

Dubai – The Dubai Green Economy Partnership (Dubai GEP) has met with Cleantech San Diego in California with the aim of promoting the adoption of … …read more

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