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The Taxcast by the Tax Justice Network

Welcome to the Taxcast, the Tax Justice Network's monthly podcast. Here you'll find news and unique analysis on tax justice, corruption and scandal you won't find anywhere else! Featuring former banking and tax haven insiders, economists and tax justice experts. It's presented and produced by Naomi Fowler with a regular appearance from the Tax Justice Network's John Christensen. Available on iTunes, Stitcher etc.

Jan 23, 2020

The Taxcast kicks off the new decade with:

  • the French strikes - tax justice and pensions vs financialisation
  • the EU countries who've missed the deadline on publishing registers of real corporate owners
  • the effect of Brexit on poorer (plundered) countries
  • And the IMF's stark warnings about the finance curse and another...


Dec 19, 2019

This month we ask - what's going on with our pre-school childcare and elderly care home services? We take a long hard look at the financialisation of our services and what we can do about it. Plus: the Conservative party in the UK has won a major victory in the general elections. With major challenges for tax...


Nov 21, 2019

This month we speak to Tax Justice Network CEO Alex Cobham on his new book The Uncounted on the politics of counting. Who's missing from the stats, from the bottom to the very top? And how can we count better?

Plus: For decades corporate tax cuts have been touted as the way to promote the economy. This month the Tax...


Oct 25, 2019

In this month's episode we speak to Gabriel Zucman about his new book with co-author Emmanuel Saez - Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make Them Pay. Plus, as Extinction Rebellion has held a fortnight of protests around the world over the climate emergency, we discuss the surprisingly small...


Sep 27, 2019

In this month's episode we discuss a new vision for Europe amid, or in spite of the Brexit vortex: plus - Britain's about to become the neighbour from hell, post-Brexit: how can the EU defend citizens from the race to the bottom on tax and regulations between nations precipitated by Britain's destructive...