Boris Johnson, Thatcherism and the rhetoric of 'wealth creators'

Renewal - ISSN 0968-5211
Volume 28 Number 2 (2020)

Boris Johnson, Thatcherism and the rhetoric of 'wealth creators'
Felix Römer pages -


Johnson’s use of the rhetoric of ‘wealth creators’ demonstrates a continuing reliance on the Thatcherite idea of ‘trickle-down’ economics. But even in the 1980s, it required much political spinning of statistics to keep the trickle-down notion alive. Labour should now challenge it vigorously.

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