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The truth behind Cambodia’s inequalities

David Nathan looks at a country where gold BMWs are parked next to families living in cardboard houses.

Filed in: Cambodia Economics Equality Poverty

The gold standard is nothing but a shiny distraction

And it offers a false sense of security in an unstable world, says Philip Pilkington.

Filed in: Economics

Should we fight the system or be the change?

Mark Engler and Paul Engler on the strengths and limitations of prefigurative politics.

Filed in: Culture Economics Politics

What the US made of Thomas Picketty

Mark Engler reports on reactions to a surprise best seller.

Filed in: Economics Media United States

PODCAST: Google, G20 and the British government

In May’s taxcast, Naomi Fowler talks about the struggle for global transparency in a world where corporations rule…

Filed in: Corporations Economics

Why the Philippines won’t be the next Asian miracle

Iris Gonzales isn’t convinced by buoyant World Economic Forum predictions.

Filed in: Economics Philippines

Save our species from capitalism: a politics that speaks to people

Richard Swift interrogates capitalism, exploring the alternatives offered by left-wing politics.

Filed in: Corporations Economics Society

Wish you weren’t here: transnationals on their tax holidays

Sierra Leone is a prime destination for big businesses wanting to avoid paying tax, says Joseph Stead.

Filed in: Economics Sierra Leone Trade

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

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