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PODCAST: Vanessa Baird and Owen Jones on the feral rich

The super rich are gaining from the economic crisis while the poor get the blame – what can be done to stop them?

Filed in: Class Equality Finance Globalization Politics Poverty Society Wealth

PODCAST: Banks too big to prosecute?

The latest podcast from Tax Justice Network on banks, Starbucks and reforming the tax system.

Filed in: Activism Economics Finance

What about the Other Credit Crunch?

Finance is only the half of it. Britain is facing deep, society-wide crises, driven by an erosion of what represents the public interest, says David Ransom.

Filed in: Economics Finance

Why I gatecrashed David Hartnett’s dinner party

Adam Ramsay gives the inside story on the YouTube hit that shows some unwelcome guests visit a do for Britain’s former tax chief.

Filed in: Finance Politics

The truth behind Britain’s incredible shrinking economy

Michael Burke explains why the UK’s budget deficit is rising, not falling.

Filed in: Economics England Finance

Bob Diamond: fall guy for the greedy

Vanessa Baird argues the ex-Barclays boss is being used to divert attention from the real problem: the relationship between finance and politics.

Filed in: Economics Finance United Kingdom

Wall Street wants your gratitude

Our US columnist Mark Engler is riled by the shamelessness of the financial élite.

Filed in: Finance United States

The real scroungers are the super-rich

David Cameron has zealously torn into those claiming benefits but it’s tax dodgers who should be paying more, says Alan Hughes.

Filed in: Finance United Kingdom Wealth

Rio+20: The Great Greenwashers

The UN Earth summit will take place June 20-22. Here’s introducing some of the worst environmental truth spinners trying to hijack the agenda.

Filed in: Agriculture Brazil Climate Change Finance Oil Sustainability

What do bond markets think of ‘austerity’?

The answer may not be what you expect, as evidenced by recent events in France. Michael Burke explains.

Filed in: Economics Finance France

Finance leaders come out to play in the Philippines

But how exactly will the Asian Development Bank meeting help the poor? asks Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Finance Philippines

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