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TaxCast: March 2016

March 24th, 2017

In March 2017 Taxcast from CoCom member Tax Justice Network: the high price we’re paying for our finance sectors – we look at staggering statistics showing how the US finance sector is a net drag on their economy.

Also, as the British government initiates Brexit divorce negotiations to leave the EU, we discuss something they ought to know, but obviously don’t – they’re actually in a very weak position. Could it mean the beginning of the end of the finance curse gripping the UK economy?

 

 

Featuring: John Christensen and Alex Cobham of the Tax Justice Network, and Professor of Economics Gerald Epstein of the University of Masachusetts Amhurst, author of Overcharged: The High Cost of High Finance. Produced and presented by Naomi Fowler for the Tax Justice Network.

Written by Tax Justice Network

This post originally appeared on the blog of TJN, a Coordinating Committee member of the FTC.

Image used under Creative Commons license / Flickr User DncnH

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