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Historian. Author of _Progressive Inequality_. https://t.co/zkoauraPQs… "Huyssen is hard to please." - City Journal
Feb 22, 2018 12 tweets 3 min read
1/ Major UK media outlets, even those sympathetic to the #ucustrike, continue to reproduce the UUK’s premise of a ‘£6bn deficit’ in the USS pension scheme without question.

As someone who teaches critical thinking for a living, this irritates me. It also deceives the public. 2/Let’s start with the basics. There is currently no deficit in the USS scheme. None. This has been verified by an independent actuarial analysis: ucu.org.uk/media/8705/Pro…