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Baby boomers are not selfish – policymakers should help them give more

Ryan Shorthouse

Hogging houses. Avoiding the chancellor’s axe. Beneficiaries of generous pensions and healthcare from government. This is the stereotype of a babyboomer, today’s 50 and 60-somethings who have become the new bankers: lambasted for their apparent selfishness. The babyboomers have indeed been a lucky generation. Between 1995 and 2005, the average net financial wealth including housing…

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Our fractious party can unify around Europe

Catherine West MP

The human crisis of refugees desperate to find asylum highlights why being at the heart of European politics is critical for the Labour Party as we speed towards next year’s Brexit referendum. David Cameron and his government have refused to be part of any European quotas for the number of asylum seekers we welcome into…