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When tax meets game-changing politics

United Kingdom

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In this podcast, the Tax Justice Network look at the intersection of tax and game-changing politics.

The next financial crisis? We look at offshore and the trillion dollar derivatives market. Plus: we discuss how Mexico's trying to force multinational companies to pay more tax, why recent market madness originating in China shows we need a Financial Transactions Tax more than ever, and how the recent election by a landslide of UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn is a game-changer.

'We've now entered what I think of as third wave of global financial shocks' - John Christensen

'We're talking about 100s of trillions of dollars-worth of notional contracts outstanding which potentially pose very grave risks to ultimate financial stability' - Nick Shaxson

Featuring: John Christensen of the Tax Justice Network; US Senator; Sherrod Brown http://www.brown.senate.gov/; Lisa Donner of Americans
for Financial Reform http://ourfinancialsecurity.org/ and author of Treasure Islands, Nicholas Shaxson.

Produced and presented by @Naomi_Fowler for @TaxJusticeNet.

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