Robert Skidelsky, political economist and author of the definitive biography of economist John Maynard Keynes, explains the different ways in which governments have thought about the Budget over history, and explores how Keynes’s ideas can still offer a fresh perspective – and where we have to go beyond Keynes to respond to today’s problems.
A wide ranging lecture by George Monbiot that ticks almost all boxes.
Successive British governments have used the Private Finance Initiative since the early 90’s to fund infrastructure and public spending – but the scheme has always been controversial. The public/private partnership was supposed to create efficiency […]
In edition 84 of the December 2018 Tax Justice Network’s monthly podcast/radio show, the Taxcast: time’s running out to tackle the climate crisis facing us all. We look at environmental taxes and making them fair, […]