An international tax authority to tackle inequalities ?

Professor Photis Lysandrou is an economist and teaches at City, University of London. He calls for the creation of a powerful global tax body in order to tackle worldwide wealth inequality. In his new book, Commodity: The Global Commodity System in the 21st Century he argues that income dispersion and wealth concentration can be held […]

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GDP: an outdated indicator

TRANSLATED BY LAURA DELAGRANGE AND CAROLINE CARDEN Historically, countries which pollute the most have a high level of GDP growth. China (6-7%), India (7%) and the United States (2.5%) – three high-carbon economies – take the lead of countries emitting the largest quantities of CO2 (non-EU). While many envy Germany’s economic growth, questioning our economic […]

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