Posts Tagged: Poverty

In Defence of TAZ – A Response to Jonny’s Review

Jonny has posted a very comprehensive review of ‘Other’ on his blog, which is well worth a read. He admits that he found it tricky to get right given the back-and-forth we’ve had recently over the issue of institutions, but I think he’s done a good job. It seems that the book is causing quite

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The Robin Hood Tax: Perpetuating the Problem by Taxing the Thief

Interesting video with Bill Nighy talking about the ‘Robin Hood Tax‘ that would see 50p raked off all financial transactions that didn’t include members of the public. This would raise around £200bn globally each year which could be put into projects helping the poor: Obviously raising money to help the poor is a wonderful idea,

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