According to the Institute for Public Policy Research’s Commission on Economic Justice report called Time for Change: A New Vision for the British Economy, we need a “fundamental reform of the British economy on a scale comparable with the Atlee reforms of the 1940s and the Thatcher revolution of the 1980s.” Like many so-called developed economies around the world, the British economy’s no longer delivering rising earnings for most of the population, and young people today are set to be poorer than their parents. In this Taxcast Extra Naomi Fowler of TJN speaks with Grace Blakeley of the Institute for Public Policy Research on the findings of their report.
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Tax Justice Network – New report: German-African research linking illicit and criminal financial flows with global poverty
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