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Richard Murphy

In the Hands of Sunak and Truss, Freeports are a Threat to Democracy

, 11 August 2022
Richard Murphy argues that freeports may benefit businesses through reduced taxes and regulation, but not employees or the economy of the local area

Government and Capitalism: A New Economic Narrative for the Left

, 1 July 2022
In the first of a series exploring the post-2008 economic realities, Richard Murphy analyses the failure of the financial system to invest in productive and sustainable development, and what incentives could transform it

The Cost of COVID Loans and PPE: An Augury of More Austerity?

, 28 July 2021
Richard Murphy looks at the Government’s poor decision making around Coronavirus costs, and how their poor accounting could be used as another excuse to cut public spending

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