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Real Agenda Radio offers a range of content which aims to inform, inspire and involve those who want a democratic, inclusive and fairer society that respects human rights and protects the planet. The focus is on fixing the fundamental problems of our time, primarily the extreme economic inequality and the unnecessary financial hardship suffered by millions everyday by developing a political agenda that moves us from here to prosperity. That’s The Real Agenda. www.realagenda.org

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Real Agenda Radio offers a range of content which aims to inform, inspire and involve those who want a democratic, inclusive and fairer society that respects human rights and protects the planet. The focus is on fixing the fundamental problems of our time, primarily the extreme economic inequality and the unnecessary financial hardship suffered by millions everyday by developing a political agenda that moves us from here to prosperity. That’s The Real Agenda. www.realagenda.org

    Taxcast June 22: Amazons's Tax Challenge

    Taxcast June 22: Amazons's Tax Challenge

    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 Naomi Fowler speaks to Katie Hepworth of PIRC and Jason Ward of CICTAR 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

    • 34 min
    Network News 22 July 2022

    Network News 22 July 2022

    In this weeks Network News we hear from groups seeking to bring positive change. Here are the headlines:
    Almost half of 16-25 year olds go to bed hungry according to charity Centrepoint More stark indicators on increasing wealth inequality from Resolution foundation Hold this space a new digital platform to address climate emergency launched by Common Vision Government has pledged to expose how much money is lost through overseas tax evasion IPPR launches Fair Transition Unit The Real Agenda Network News is presented by Tom Burgess for Real Agenda Radio
     

    • 13 min
    Network News 15 July 2022

    Network News 15 July 2022

    In today’s show you will hear updates from groups seeking to bring positive change. Here are the headlines:
    Leadership, yes please we need some Play fair if you want to win: More Local councils only buy from fair tax suppliers Compass Progressive alliance ramps up The Real Living Wage, we hear of new initiatives to reduce hardship The Real Agenda Network News is presented by Tom Burgess for Real Agenda Radio
     

    • 13 min
    Network News 8 July 2022

    Network News 8 July 2022

    In today’s show you will hear news about organisations seeking to bring positive change Here are the headlines:
    1. What is The Britain Project, Can we bring vision and leadership to British politics?
    2. What is the Future for Britain, Is there a plan for a plan? A report from a recent conference held in London, organised by The Britain Project, My Life, My Say and the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change
    3. Patriotic Millionaires UK held their first public meeting in Parliament, they want to tax wealth more not work
    4.  Bill to stop lying in Parliament has been introduced to the House, initiated by of Compassion in Politics
    Network News is presented by Tom Burgess for Real Agenda Radio

    • 12 min
    Taxcast: Butler Britain

    Taxcast: Butler Britain

    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 give rich people anything they want, because rich people want to have immunity from the law. Do you want democracy, or do you want to be a Butler?” ~ Oliver Bullough. Produced and presented by Naomi Fowler  www.taxjustice.net/taxcast, distributed by www.realagendaradio.org

    • 32 min
    Network News 14 April 2022

    Network News 14 April 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 hearts. Two campaigning groups merge to bring more compassion into politics
    4. Tax the wealth we all create. Patriotic Millionaires call for more tax on wealth?
    5. More podcasts popping on the Real Agenda Network, we take a look
    Presented by Tom Burgess, for The Real Agenda Network a media platform for positive political change

    • 16 min

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