7 ways the ‘Finance Curse’ harms the UK – how can we lift it?
The City of London is a huge drag on the UK’s real economy. But we can – and must – lift the 'Finance Curse'.
Ten years in the campaign for tax justice - we have a long way to go
For more than a decade John Christensen has been at the forefront of the challenge to offshore finance, tax avoidance and evasion and the criminal immunity safeguarded by secrecy jurisdictions. Where's it heading?
The Finance Curse - introduction
Paying billions in tax revenues, the City would surely be an asset to any country. Wouldn't it? A new book, The Finance Curse, argues that far from being a "golden goose", having an oversized financial sector is seriously damaging to an economy.