Month: October 2014

Cameron wants you to have ‘more of your money’. He’s confused.

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[In response to Cameron’s speech yesterday, I have re-posted an argument I put on my blog 12 months ago. Obviously he didn’t see it the first time]. Many political arguments start from the assumption that taxation is the government taking ‘our money’ off us. When austerity hit the arts in 2011, Dr Steve Davies of the pseudo-think-tank the Institute of Economic Affairs argued on Channel Four news that the 20% cuts to the arts didn’t […]