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Johnson proposes UK tax hike to support health and social care crisis

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled plans to raise taxes to support the National Health Service

Johnson set out plans to raise taxes on workers, employers and some investors in an attempt to fix a health and social care funding crisis.

The proposal though has angered some in his governing party following the PM breaking election promises.

The UK government spend billions to fight the coronavirus pandemic – but now the Prime Minister is returning to an election pledge to address the United Kingdom’s creaking social care system – where costs are projected to double as the population ages over the next two decades.

Boris Johnson also attempted to try and tackle a backlog in Britain’s health system, which has seen millions waiting months for treatments such as operations from the state-run National Health Service.

The delays had been caused after resources were refocused to deal with COVID-19.

“It would be wrong for me to say that we can pay for this recovery without taking the difficult but responsible decisions about how we finance it,”

THE PM SAID IN PARLIAMENT

The UK’s history of health care struggles

Politicians in Britain have attempted to find a resolution to pay for social care for years, though successive Conservative and Labour prime ministers have ducked the issue because they feared it would anger voters and their own parties.

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Essential daily protein needs for better health

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Protein is a fundamental macronutrient essential for various bodily functions, including muscle repair, enzyme production, and immune system support.

Daily protein requirements can vary significantly based on factors such as activity levels, age, and gender.

To help unpack this topic, Kate Save from BeFitFood joins to share her key insights. #featured

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Can big tech be trusted to use AI ethically?

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Big tech giants like Google, Microsoft, and IBM announced comprehensive plans to enhance AI safety measures – but is that enough to convince the everyday worker?

On this episode of Ahron & Mike Live – Can big tech be trusted with AI? “The Fall Guy” takes a hard hit, Apple’s Top Ten controversy and a robot performs surgery on a piece of corn.

Ticker’s Ahron Young & Mike Loder discuss. #featured

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Biden slams the brakes on EV overcapacity

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President Biden has imposed new tariffs on Chinese EV imports, just as the Chinese EV industry is facing a critical challenge: overcapacity.

The move comes amidst escalating trade tensions between the two economic giants, with repercussions likely to reverberate across the automotive sector.

David Zhang, the China Insider explores this issue and more. #featured #trending

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