Tax justice campaigner. Professor of International Political Economy, City, University of London. Chartered accountant. Co-founder of the Green New Deal.
‘Pingdemic’: nearly 700,000 contacted by NHS Covid app in one week But cases are going down? Pull the other one….
US economic growth weaker than expected in second quarter via It was what I expecte @FinancialTimes . Economies just don’t bounce back as some naively expected. That’s because they’re made up of real, still worried, people.
The world cannot afford the attitude of companies like Shell Profit cannot come before climate, but many will argue otherwise. There is one heck of a fight to come
Am I the only person beginning to think there is a decidedly subversive theme to the opening night of the Proms?
How many times this week will we hear the lie that the government has borrowed £300bn to pay for Covid? It hasn’t. It has issued debt, but then immediately repurchased it using new money created by the Bank of England. This debt has already been repaid in that case, for good.
We have just had another week when the media has obsessed about what they call the UK’s national debt. There has been wringing of hands. The handcart in which we will all go to hell has been oiled. And none of this is necessary. So this is a thread on what you really need to know