All posts by Brian Reading

Wealth and income inequality root of cost of living crisis

Wealth and income inequality root of cost of living crisis

Failure to reform taxation prevents resolution ...
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Sunak’s Spring Statement neglects those most hurt by inflation

Sunak’s Spring Statement neglects those most hurt by inflation

Chancellor chooses Sheriff of Nottingham over Robin Hood ...
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How to introduce a radical wealth tax

How to introduce a radical wealth tax

UK government must shift burden to those best able to bear it ...
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Two faces of the BoE’s inflation stance

Two faces of the BoE’s inflation stance

Small state is politically incompatible with Dickensian inequality ...
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Year of Hobson’s choice: UK recession is inevitable

Year of Hobson’s choice: UK recession is inevitable

Today’s stagflation will end sooner than in 1970s, with less inflation and bigger downturn ...
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Repeat of 70s in store as UK heads towards stagflation

Repeat of 70s in store as UK heads towards stagflation

A crisis greater than 2008 could be brewing ...
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Return of cost-push inflation may lead to stagflation

Return of cost-push inflation may lead to stagflation

Without monetary fuel, inflation peters out in stagnation or slump ...
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Johnson’s biggest test is yet to come

Johnson’s biggest test is yet to come

Post-pandemic imbalances confirm case for UK wealth tax ...
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Cull of Cummings, PM sidekick who built an empire

Cull of Cummings, PM sidekick who built an empire

After Johnson adviser ousting, ministers can take back control ...
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Guarding the guards: The case for UK reform

Guarding the guards: The case for UK reform

Rule-makers must be seen as rule-obeyers ...
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Welcome to world of stagflation

Welcome to world of stagflation

Heading for 1970s-style cost-push inflation ...
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The undeniable case for wealth tax

The undeniable case for wealth tax

Economic and moral necessity ...
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