In the March 2017 Tax Justice Network Taxcast: the high price we’re paying for our finance sectors — we look at staggering statistics showing how the US finance sector is a net drag on their economy.
Also, as the British government initiates Brexit divorce negotiations to leave the EU, we discuss something they ought to know, but obviously don’t — they’re actually in a very weak position. Could it mean the beginning of the end of the finance curse gripping the UK economy?
Featuring: John Christensen and Alex Cobham of the Tax Justice Network, and Professor of Economics Gerald Epstein of the University of Masachusetts Amhurst, author of Overcharged: The High Cost of High Finance. Produced and presented by Naomi Fowler for the Tax Justice Network.
Professor Gerald Epstein
“We might be seeing the start of the end of Britain’s grip by the Finance Curse”
John Christensen, Tax Justice Network on Britain’s weak position in Brexit negotiations