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Richard J. Murphy - Tax justice campaigner. Professor of Practice in International Political Economy, City, University of London. Chartered
 Joined October 2017    www.taxresearch.org.uk
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The disillusionment with the Tories is justified. Why is labour riding so high? Are the public really unaware that they are in a great many Read the full article...
Almost exactly a year ago I wrote the following blog saying that what the UK required was fundamental energy reform, not the tinkering that Sunak Read the full article...
There is much discussion in the media today about the possibility that the Bank of England might create a digital currency for use in the Read the full article...
I missed this data when it came out, but it seems worth sharing: The first thing to note is that Covid killed one in twelve Read the full article...
Two ideas came in last week as a result of the discussion on the glossary. One was from regular commentator Ian Tresman. His suggestion is Read the full article...
When I wrote about the glossary last week I thought it was largely done, barring some accounting issues that I knew were missing. I added Read the full article...
The FT notes this morning that: Rishi Sunak has been warned by senior Conservatives that he would face a significant rebellion and certain defeat in Read the full article...
There must be some politically aware, people who have not seen or heard of Liz Truss' 4,000-word article in the Sunday Telegraph today, in which Read the full article...
The Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee report issued yesterday makes grim reading. These charts are all from the first chapter on the economic outlook: Read the full article...
I posted this tweet last night and it seems to have been both popular and the inspiration for a lot of comments: Who has caused Read the full article...
A couple of weeks ago I posted a few pages from the 1935 book ‘Housewives And Downing Street’ which provided one possible explanation of the Read the full article...
I realised recently that the time had come to replace both my iPad and my aging iPhone, not least because battery lives do eventually fade, Read the full article...
A newsletter worth subscribing to is that all of the New Economy Brief. This comes form their latest newsletter and covered an important topic in Read the full article...
A year ago I was setting out on writing a book. That book was one of the casualties of my long-Covid in the second half Read the full article...
This chart is from the New Statesman: Let me be honest. I really do not think that is a likely election result. I suspect the Read the full article...
The Bank of England will be raising interest rates today. They are likely to increase their base rate from 3.5% to 4%. There is no Read the full article...
I posted this thread on Twitter this morning: We face the biggest group of strikes in recent history today. That is not surprising. A belligerent Read the full article...
The BBC commissioned a report from Michael Blastland and Andrew Dilnot that was submitted to the BBC in November and has now been published. It Read the full article...
From the FT this morning: The message is simple: if we are to save the planet we have to tax the rich because they massively Read the full article...
The IMF has issued new growth forecasts for the world. They are better than expected for almost every country, except one, which is the UK: Read the full article...
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