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Unjust Rewards free pdf The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. In this urgent polemic, "Guardian" journalist Polly Toynbee and the "Guardian's" economics editor David Walker present a worrying portrait of Britain today. Their gripping investigation takes them to the editor of "Tatler", who bemoans paying private school fees on a middle class salary and to young city lawyers who justify earning 100 times more than teachers because they work so hard. Polly Toynbee and David Walker shred the myth that executives require astronomical salaries, and put the case for higher taxation of the very rich. This was once the heart of Labor ideology, but politicians now seem almost embarrassed to raise the subject. Toynbee and Walker demolish the arguments against higher taxation, and show how government policy could revitalize British society. "Unjust Rewards" sets the agenda for the next general election.

About Polly Toynbee

POLLY TOYNBEE is a political and social commentator for the Guardian. Previously she was the BBC's Social Affairs Editor and a columnist for the Independent and the Observer. She is the author of, among others, Hard Work: Life in Low-Pay Britain- Hospital- and a collection of journalism. With David Walker she has written two audits of Labour's first and second terms: Did Things Get Better? and Better or Worse, Did Labour Deliver? DAVID WALKER edits Public and was formerly chief leader writer of the Independent. He is a member of the council of the Economic and Social Research Council, a non-executive director of the National Centre for Social Research and a trustee of the Nuffield Trust for health policy studies. He is author of The Times Guide to the New British State and co-author of Sources Close to the Prime Minister, Did Things Get Better and Better or Worse, did Labour deliver?

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Author : Polly Toynbee
Publisher : Granta Books
Data Published : 02 March 2009
ISBN : 1847080960
EAN : 9781847080967
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 257 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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