Wealth tax

Boris’s leaked tax plans suggest a truly radical Toryism

11 February 2020 3:43 am

‘You want the dowry, but you don’t like the bride’ is how Israeli prime minister Levi Eshkol summed up his…

His first 100 days

30 September 2017 9:00 am

Many assume that if an election were held soon, Jeremy Corbyn would win. But what if, say, the government fell…

How the Ancient Greeks did wealth taxes

31 May 2014 9:00 am

After 685 tightly argued pages, the ‘superstar’ economist Thomas Piketty unfolds his master-plan for closing the gap between the rich…