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Should there be a basic income?

Basic Income UK co-ordinator Barb Jacobson and author and sociologist Francine Mestrum go head to head.

Filed in: Economics Equality

PODCAST: Colonialism, inequality and the IMF

Naomi Fowler explains how the International Monetary Fund has become an unlikely advocate for tax justice…

Filed in: Economics Finance

$500,000 a week? For kicking a football around?

Money has turned the beautiful game ugly, says Alan Hughes.

Filed in: Economics Media Sport Work

The 5% own more and more; the 95% owe more and more

Colin Cook relates a modern-day parable to explain the failures of our economic system.

Filed in: Economics Finance IMF

Meet the protest profiteers

There’s money to be made in crowd ‘control’, as Anna Feigenbaum discovers.

Filed in: Activism Arms Brazil Corporations Economics Europe United States

Fair Tax makes its Mark

The world’s first independent accreditation scheme is addressing the issue of responsible tax, says Paul Monaghan.

Filed in: Economics

Feeding the world, one tidy profit at a time

Jack Dutton doubts that the corporate sponsors of a recent conference on world hunger have the public’s best interests at heart.

Filed in: Economics

Global inequality is about power, not just wealth

Corporate influence over policy-making damages human rights. Nick Buxton considers the impact of Davos.

Filed in: Corporations Economics Equality Poverty Wealth

The dirt on Olli Rehn

Introducing the EU’s austerity czar, a Finnish Eurocrat and self-styled archangel of fiscal sobriety.

Filed in: Economics Europe Politics

Country Profile: Central African Republic

The UN says it is at risk of descending into complete chaos. Ruby Diamonde provides an overview of a country in crisis.

Filed in: Central African Republic Economics Politics Society

Why success should be measured in chocolate-chip muffins

Chris Coltrane reflects on food banks, GDP and austerity.

Filed in: Economics Politics

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