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Tax Justice Tax Us If You Can. A report for the Tax Justice Network published in September 2005 setting out its manifesto for action. Richard
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QE: a tale of bankers bickering about the deckchairs when the economy's sinking around them

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

An exchange of tweets created economic headlines yesterday. This is it: Let’s put this in context: Rupert Harrison was George Osborne’s Chief of Staff for
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You want electrified train services? I promise they can be funded

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

As the FT noted overnight: Business leaders are demanding that the government boost infrastructure spending in the north after it scrapped or reviewed projects that
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This is not the time to 'normalise' money markets and give bankers their power back

Monday, August 21st, 2017

As the FT noted recently, about twenty per cent of the world’s government debt is now owned by the central banks of the governments who
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The First World War was partly paid for with quantitative easing

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

The Bank of England published an astonishing blog post yesterday. This began by saying: Financing World War I required the UK government to borrow the
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Money creation need never threaten an economy

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

I was asked recently to comment on this statement made to my correspondent in response to the suggestion that a country with its own currency
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Get the currency and the tax system right and an independent Scotland could flourish

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

The National newspaper in Scotland has the following article from me in its pages today: A SCOTTISH tax system after independence should look very different
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Irresponsible bankers are already engineering the next global financial crisis

Monday, July 24th, 2017

The next financial crisis is being made right now, by bankers. Although Janet Yellen, chair of the US Federal Reserve, has said in the last
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The fundamental pension contract that should be at the heart of our macroeconomy

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

I was asked yesterday if I would write about pensions as part of the series of blogs I have done over the last few weeks
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