Link blog: money, austerity, poverty, politics

In Britain, Austerity Is Changing Everything – The New York Times
“Whatever the operative thinking, austerity‚Äôs manifestations are palpable and omnipresent. It has refashioned British society, making it less like the rest of Western Europe, with its generous social safety nets and egalitarian ethos, and more like the United States, where millions lack health care and job loss can set off a precipitous plunge in fortunes.”
(tags: money poverty austerity politics)