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Network News. 22 July 2022

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Release Date: 07/22/2022

Which party is conservative now? show art Which party is conservative now?

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Today we will talk about which of the two main political parties is conservative? Or look at it another way which party is progressive? With similar economic policies especially related to tax, what’s the difference. Polling show a clear desire for a change of government but to what? Where is the vision, where is the compassion, where is the justice? In this series we address the issues that I highlight in my book, called From Here To Prosperity  where I propose an Agenda for Progressive Prosperity. Here on Real Agenda Radio you will find podcasts that seek to resolve the inequality...

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One person's wealth is another’s cost of living crisis, with Phil White show art One person's wealth is another’s cost of living crisis, with Phil White

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What’s the big deal about Davos or is it just about Big deals. What really is the point of this annual January gathering in the snow of the rich and influential, what progress has it made. Yes, there is a connection between wealth and poverty. Today’s guest is Phil White who went to Davos with a placard TAX THE RICH, and a letter to the delegates on behalf of the self-styled Patriotic Millionaire a growing band of wealthy & super wealthy people who would like to see better public services and effective government by taxing the wealthy more. The Real Agenda is presented by Tom Burgess...

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What Future for Britain? with Ryan Wain show art What Future for Britain? with Ryan Wain

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As Britain struggles with a cost-of-living crisis, Brexit fall out and multiple strikes we wonder what is the future for Britain? Back in June 2022, there was an event in London entitled the Future of Britain. Billed as an ideas conference, about a new policy agenda and the new politics that the implementation of such an agenda will require. Ryan Wain, from the Tony Blair institute, one of the organisers explains   one of to find out more about what happened since this conference and how there could be a bright, more equitable future of Britain. The Real Agenda is presented by Tom...

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Taxcast: Tax & racial Justice show art Taxcast: Tax & racial Justice

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In this episode, Taxcast host and producer explores tax as a tool for racial justice and the launch of a new report by Decolonising Economics. Taxcast is produced by Tax Justice Network and distributed by Real Agenda Radio. This episode was recorded in September 2022

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How to build a coalition that transforms - with Nisha Anand show art How to build a coalition that transforms - with Nisha Anand

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How progressive campaigners in the US managed to win bipartisan legislation by building a hugely diverse coalition that brought together everyone from the American Civil Liberties Union to the Koch Brothers and the religious right, combined with personal stories of everyone from victims of crime to former prisoners. Nisha Anand - former punk rock protestor, chief of staff to legendary organiser Van Jones and now CEO of Dream Corps - was at the heart of this amazing breakthrough. She talks about how they managed it and what the lessons are for campaigners on other issues. Produced by Larger Us...

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Being a good business is good for business with Jenny Herrera show art Being a good business is good for business with Jenny Herrera

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What does it take to be a good business? In this first episode of the new Profit for Purpose podcast series, Jenny Herrera, CEO of the Good Business Charter talks about the 10 components that organisations must meet to receive GBC accreditation and why socially responsible businesses so important for a sustainable economy and can lead to greater opportunity for a fulfilled and happy life for so many.

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Millionaires being patriotic show art Millionaires being patriotic

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Could we all be better off if we taxed extreme wealth more and income less? In today’s show, James Perry, Co-Chair of COOK, the handmade frozen meal specialists, co-founder of BCorpUK and a board member of the Patriotic Millionaires UK talks about how there is a huge untapped resource that could be used to fund public services and unlike other tax proposals would cause no hardship. The Real Agenda is presented by Tom Burgess and is a part of Real Agenda Radio, the home of progressive political podcasts.

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Taxcast: Crooked Crook Ltd: company registration scandals show art Taxcast: Crooked Crook Ltd: company registration scandals

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Taxcast host  investigates the phenomenon of pop-up sweet shops on Oxford Street, London and the missing millions in taxes owed. The trail leads to the disgrace that is the UK's company registration process, making the UK Crime Central for any crook who comes along. It's not just the UK that exposes its citizens to risks, it hurts people across the world too.

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How to build a larger us - with Alex Evans show art How to build a larger us - with Alex Evans

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A special edition of the Larger Us podcast series, Alex Evans, founder of Larger Us talks about Building a larger us, a new guide to how to change the world in ways that bring people together rather than dividing them - not as a them-and-us, but as a larger us. Produced by Larger Us and distributed by Real Agenda Radio.

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Taxcast: Amazon's Tax Challenge show art Taxcast: Amazon's Tax Challenge

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Annual shareholder’s meetings used to be pretty staid and boring affairs. But, as inequality has boomed along with corporate profits, AGMs are becoming sites of protest. In this episode  speaks to  of  and  of  about the recent challenge to Amazon on tax transparency from shareholders. How did the challenge unfold and what was the result? What does it tell us about progress on principles that as societies are increasingly important to us? Taxcast is produced by Tax Justice Network and distributed by Real Agenda Radio

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In this weeks Network News we hear from groups seeking to bring positive change. Here are the headlines:

  1. Almost half of 16-25 year olds go to bed hungry according to charity Centrepoint
  2. More stark indicators on increasing wealth inequality from Resolution foundation
  3. Hold this space a new digital platform to address climate emergency launched by Common Vision
  4. Government has pledged to expose how much money is lost through overseas tax evasion
  5. IPPR launches Fair Transition Unit

The Real Agenda Network News is presented by Tom Burgess for Real Agenda Radio