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Network News 5 Mar 21

The Real Agenda Network

Release Date: 03/05/2021

Taxcast 109: Casino Capitalism and a just transition show art Taxcast 109: Casino Capitalism and a just transition

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We need $9 trillion a year to fix our broken world! We find out how we can do that and ensure a just transition with wealth transfers through taxation and strategic deployment of finances with Ben Tippet of the Transnational Institute. Casino Capitalism: what really happened with the Gamestop frenzy and what does it tell us about ‘investment?’ Plus: three pieces of really good tax justice news. Produced and presented by Naomi Fowler www.taxjustice.net/taxcast, distributed by www.realagenda.org

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Generations Rent with Fred Harrison show art Generations Rent with Fred Harrison

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How we can abolish all taxation! The economist & acknowledged recession predictor, Fred Harrison talks about how we can truly build a better more equitable society. He explains how we could abolish all taxation and still have enough public funds to pay for all public services, It is all about how we manage land. More at www.wearerent.com or www.landresearchtrust.org. The Real Agenda with Tom Burgess is a part of The Real Agenda Network of progressive political podcasts www.realagenda.org

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NEF4: Changing the rules of our economy to stop environmental breakdown show art NEF4: Changing the rules of our economy to stop environmental breakdown

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The UK hosts COP 26, the UN Climate Conference in Nov 2021. Why can’t the economic status quo deal with the climate emergency? & what can the pandemic teach us about the climate crisis? In this episode (March 2021) Ayeisha is joined by Laurie Laybourn-Langton, co-author of the new book Planet On Fire, & NEF trustee. The Weekly Economics Podcasts are produced by New Economics Foundation www.neweconomics.org & now available on The Real Agenda Network of podcasts for progressive change. www.realagenda.org

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Taxcast 108: How we win show art Taxcast 108: How we win

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“If we on our side have every fact and every policy and the other side has all of the stories, the passion, the emotion, the excitement, then we’ll lose” ~ Ben Phillips, activist & writer of How To Fight Inequality. In this episode of the Tax Justice Network’s monthly podcast, the Taxcast: Naomi Fowler speaks to Ben about how past struggles for justice were won. Plus: John Christensen on the rise of China. Produced & presented by Naomi Fowler www.taxjustice.net/taxcast, distributed by www.realagen

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NEF 3: How can we make sure everyone has enough to live on? show art NEF 3: How can we make sure everyone has enough to live on?

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Furlough has held back a wave of unemployment, what happens when the scheme ends? Will some jobs not come back? What about the estimated 3 million people who cant get Covid support? In this episode (March 2021) Ayeisha is joined by NEF CEO Miatta Fahnbulleh and Sonali Joshi, co-founder of Excluded UK. The Weekly Economics Podcasts are produced by New Economics Foundation www.neweconomics.org and now available on The Real Agenda Network of podcasts for progressive change. www.realagenda.org

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Inequality Bites with Dr Fran Darlington-Pollock show art Inequality Bites with Dr Fran Darlington-Pollock

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Dr Fran Darlington-Pollock, Chair of The Equality Trust and Lecturer in Geography at the University of Liverpool talks with Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust about the impacts of policy and inequality on people's experience of Covid-19, on health, and on regional differences. Inequality Bites is produced by The Equality Trust www.equalitytrust.org.uk distributed by The Real Agenda Network www.realagenda.org Music: Isatta Sheriff.

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Compassion In Politics with Gavin Esler show art Compassion In Politics with Gavin Esler

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Award-winning journalist, author, & TV presenter Gavin Esler joins us to discuss his new book: How Britain Ends - and whether or not far-right nationalism could lead to the break-up of the UK. We also talk about how we can change the divisive culture of politics (and the media) & the prospects for the Biden presidency. Produced by Compassion in Politics, which works to bring more compassion into public life, distributed by The Real Agenda Network www.compassioninpolitics.com www.realagenda.org

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Taxcast 107: Taxing Wall Street show art Taxcast 107: Taxing Wall Street

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This month we take a look at the transformative power of financial transactions taxes & the experience in Kenya

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Extinction Rebellion 10 - 2050 is Too Late, with Kevin Anderson show art Extinction Rebellion 10 - 2050 is Too Late, with Kevin Anderson

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Why does the government’s 2050 net zero emissions target timeline endangers us all. In conversation with Prof Kate Jeffrey, UCL; Scott Archer-Nicholls, an Atmospheric Chemist at Uni Cambridge; Peter Spooner, a Paleoclimate Researcher at UCL; & Sven, climate change adaptation project dir, plus Kevin Anderson, a Prof of Energy & Climate Change. Produced for Extinction Rebellion, first released in May 2020 www.extinctionrebellion.uk, now distributed by The Real Agenda Network: www.realagenda.org

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Compass 33: The future of the Left in Europe with Yanis Varoufakis show art Compass 33: The future of the Left in Europe with Yanis Varoufakis

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Writer, economist, politician, academic & former Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis gives an hour of hard-headed economic analysis, a few home truths for the European Left, plenty of laughter too. He is known for his thoughtful and engaging approach to complex topics, and his approachable and accessible style. It’s Bloody Complicated podcast is created by Compass www.compassonline.org.uk which campaigns for a Good Society, now available on The Real Agenda Network. www.realagenda.org

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Network News, from The Real Agenda Network features the news on the good work being carried out by determined campaigning groups in The Real Agenda Network, those organisations working hard to bring social and economic change. This week we are mainly talking tax with news from IPPR, New Economics Foundation. Tax Justice Network, Tax Justice UK, High Pay Centre, Inequality.org and Compassion in Politics. The news is read by Tom Burgess and Jennifer Nadel, the bulletin is by the Real Agenda Network Find out more www.realagenda.org or contact us at [email protected]