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Apr 26, 2022

Journalist & anti-corruption campaigner Oliver Bullough speaks about his new book ‘Butler to the World: how Britain became the servant of tycoons, tax dodgers, kleptocrats and criminals.’“You cannot have unquestioning acceptance of the wealthy AND democracy. You can’t treat everyone the same before the law AND...

Apr 14, 2022

Latest round up of news & comment from The Real Agenda Network. Headlines this week:
1. Budget, its easy if you don’t have to! Hear Tax Justice UK response to Chancellor’s spring statement
2. Reducing fossil fuels is now on the mainstream agenda says government minister, so what action is planned?
3. Always in our...

Apr 12, 2022

Chief Executive of Demos Polly Mackenzie joins It’s Bloody Complicated to look at what's gone wrong with our democracy and how we can fix it. Polly builds on the insights from her series of papers for Demos – Making Democracy Work.

Polly Mackenzie was Director of Policy to Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg from...

Apr 8, 2022

Dominic Frisby, the economic commentator/comedian talks about how he became a libertarian - subtitled “why Cuban fathers want their daughters to be prostitutes”! We also look at how well intended government actions can undermine and even eliminate personal responsibility of the citizens they are trying to help, the...