There is an obvious way to tackle this inequality. It is called an investment income surcharge. We had one in the UK for more than 20 years, but Margaret Thatcher got rid of it. It is time that we had one again, creating an additional 15% tax charge on income from wealth of more than £10,000 a year.
Richard Murphy – Five tax Policies for a Progressive Government
It is time to talk about tax again. As many are coming to comprehend that taxes do not pay for government expenditures if a nation has its own currency, why does one need them and […]
George Monbiot – How to really take back control
April 5, 2018 Mathew D. Rose Austerity, Climate Crisis, Corruption, Deregulation, Economics, Energy, Environment, EU politics, EU-Institutions, Finance, Food Production, Globalisation, Inequality, Lobbying, Media, Media Concentration, Media Influence, National Politics, Neo-Liberalism in the EU, Political Parties, Privatisation, Regulation, Solutions, Sustainability, Tax, The Commons 0
A wide ranging lecture by George Monbiot that ticks almost all boxes.
Mark Blyth and Carrie Nordlund – Turkey, Greece, Italy, etc.
August 16, 2018 Mathew D. Rose Austerity, Economics, EU politics, Finance, Financial Institutions, National Politics, Neo-Liberalism in the EU, Racism 0
Mark Blyth, political economist at Brown’s Watson Institute, and Carrie Nordlund, political scientist and associate director of Brown’s Master of Public Affairs program, share their take on the week’s news. Today’s topics include Trump’s spat […]
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