The Austerity Story

A report by the New Economics Foundation deconstructs the narrative around austerity policies in the UK context since the financial crisis of 2008. Here we have learnt how the ‘story of austerity’ has been crafted and used to convince the public that austerity is inevitable and necessary.

http://www.neweconomics.org/publications/entry/framing-the-economy-the-austerity-story

This influenced us to want to tell a different story about austerity through our campaign. The unheard story of the psychological costs of austerity to the public, marginalized communities and individuals. Click on the Psychological Costs of Austerity to find out more.

But isn’t austerity necessary?

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