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Covid-19 and the Response that’s needed
May 28th, 2020
Within the space of a few weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has plunged the world into unprecedented human, socio-political and economic crises. The impacts will be long-lasting, and how we respond to the crisis in its aftermath will profoundly shape our future. The pandemic has hit a world which was already experiencing high levels of inequality,
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How to pay for a pandemic? Tax the unearned profits
May 27th, 2020
By Alex Cobham, Tax Justice Network The COVID19 pandemic has created huge damage – from the direct human health costs, to the social dislocation associated with physical distancing, to the economic impacts. The distribution of those costs has likely served to deepen existing inequalities – from the disproportionate mortality impact on people exposed to structural
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‘COVID-19 bailouts’: The great corporate rescue at any price?
May 25th, 2020
By Neeti Biyani (Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability) and Alvic Padilla (Christian Aid) In the space of a few weeks, our highly interconnected world was brought to its knees by the COVID-19 pandemic. The resulting human, social and economic crises are the worst we’ve seen in a century. Job losses, unemployment and business closures
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