UK Proposal: 75% Wage Cut to Combat Climate Change

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John McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor of Britain. By Transition Heathrow, CC BY 2.0, Link

h/t James Delingpole ? Britain?s Labour Opposition Party, which has a real chance of winning the next UK election, is seriously considering a think tank proposal to radically cut working hours and wages to reduce everyone?s carbon footprint.

Plan for 10-hour working week with 75% paycut under Labour

Martine Berg Olsen Monday 10 Jun 2019 7:54 am

The Labour Party is discussing plans to bring in a 10-hour working week and slash pay by 75 per cent to tackle climate change. The radical report titled The Ecological Limits of Work by the Autonomy Group states unless current carbon emissions are cut there would be an ?unprecedented decrease in the economic activity?.

It says the sustainable work week would likely be ?well below 10 hours per week?.

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell, who has previously…

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