NEF in the news, December 2018/​January 2019

Media coverage of the New Economics Foundation

It’s time to force tech giants to end the digital panopticon
Duncan McCann writes for New Statesman, arguing that we urgently need to move to a digital economy where the priority is protecting people, rather than exploiting their personal data. 

Websites should be banned from sharing personal data with advertisers
Our report, Blocking the Data Stalkers, was covered by ITV and the Mail Online

Universal Credit is a skeleton of its original intention”
Our Head of Economics, Alfie Stirling, spoke on the Jeremy Vine show about the latest Universal Credit changes. Listen here.

We’ve got a system of runaway rents”
Hanna Wheatley spoke to London Live about the Mayor of London’s new rent control strategy.

An explosion in indebtedness and inequality”
Our Head of Economics Alfie Stirling spoke to Huck magazine about where the origins of Brexit lie — in the 1980s.

Local economies that thrive on their own terms
Frances Northrop wrote for Stir to Action magazine about how to get economic development that works for the community. Grab a copy here

Letter to Davos: Inequality is a matter of choice
Our Chief Exec, Miatta Fahnbulleh, signed a letter to the World Economic Forum with other leading policy experts and campaigners.

The wealthiest should be paying more tax, not less.”
NEF Head of Economics Alfie Stirling argues for higher top tax rates, in the CityAM Debate.

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