Years of austerity and growing inequality has left parts of the UK disenfranchised and frustrated.
Economic forecasts are flawed but they should not be blindly dismissed as fake facts.
Before we declare the end of austerity, it is important to explore what exactly austerity was – and remind ourselves of the terrible toll it has had on many people's lives.
The manifesto is perhaps unsurprisingly dominated by the big picture, with the economic emphasis on nationalisation and climate change.
Promised increases from both sides are a striking new feature of UK politics and could be transformative for many.
A political economist explains the background to Labour and the Conservatives' new commitment to spending and borrowing.
That's to meet your basic needs and have a little leftover for fun.
Neither an interest rate cut nor an interest rate rise are out of the question if there's a hard Brexit.
Not only could less work pay for itself by boosting productivity, it's necessary for human and planetary well-being.
A no-deal Brexit means the immediate imposition of import duties and various controls on UK-EU trade.
It's not all about the economics – people's sense of well-being may help explain anti-immigration attitudes.
It's time to break the deadlock with a referendum on no-deal Brexit or Theresa May's withdrawal agreement.
With Brexit and another general election on the horizon, these spending plans are highly likely to change.
NHS Wales takes the biggest share of public spending and supports 11% of the total employed and self-employed.
Seemingly a mix of hype, economic stimulus and tax cuts, boosterism appears to be an economic credo with shaky foundations.
Urgent intervention is needed to secure H&W – and other strategic UK industrial assets – before key skills and capacity are irretrievably lost.
Brexit should not be Johnson's sole focus if he wants to re-engage the disaffected voters he'll need to bring on side in a general election.
Small businesses fail to recognise the business benefits and importance of prioritise staff mental health and well-being.
The main distinguishing feature of Osborne’s policy record was presiding over one of the worst economic recoveries in British history.
The experience of former industrial heartlands offers lessons in how to revitalise communities when big industries close.