They say that a week is a long time in politics. But recently it feels like a day is enough to change almost anything. And if it is true that a political week is a long time, then right now a year feels like a very very long time indeed.
The British Government currently leads the world on tax and transparency. We were the first major country to introduce a
Raising the top rate of income tax isn't about envy, it's about justice. But it only goes so far. We also need to start talking about raising the minimum wage, clamping down on tax avoidance and evasion, and public ownership. Enough is enough. The rich have been taking the rest of us for a ride for far too long.
Today's decision to cap the cost of payday loans did not emerge in a vacuum. It is the fruit of years of determined campaigning
South Africa is a ticking time bomb waiting to explode until and unless the ANC and the other political parties summon the courage to resolve the economic injustices inherited from the Apartheid era.
Today the issue of economic justice is among the most polarizing and provocative we have. Watching the arguments for and against is often like bloodsport. Is the level of inequality an accurate measure of a country's success? Are bankers or socialists the enemy?