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Democracy in Lockdown 6: Workers & the furlough scheme

The Real Agenda Network

Release Date: 07/08/2020

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Part 1 on how tax justice can help address systemic racism in the US. Plus: The City of London in Britain itself built its wealth from slavery and empire. Still today, major finance sectors have extractive business models, that impoverish some of the world’s poorest nations & is financial secrecy is another form of empire. Can we combine tax justice & reparations? A super tax on the $8 trillion a day financial markets could help?. Produced by www.taxjustice.net/taxcast distributed by www.realagenda.org

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Is the government's messaging undermining workers’ rights? We explore the furlough scheme, what essential work means, & how the government has left it up to employers to react to the pandemic. Democracy in Lockdown is a virtual conversation to discuss our democracy, looking at the UK’s political system during the global health crisis & exploring how it impacts our society & democracy. Created by Unlock Democracy and distributed by The Real Agenda Network https://unlockdemocracy.org.uk www.realagenda.org

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Professor Guy Standing tells us why the time has come for the government to introduce a basic income for UK citizens, what that would look like, and what the trials of basic incomes across the world have taught us. What Matters? is a podcast from Compassion in Politics, the think tank that works to bring more compassion into public life, produced by Kitty Horlick for The Real Agenda Network, podcasts for progressive change. www.compassioninpolitics.com www.realagenda.org

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