Archives: Economics

The Pope of the poor and the Seven Deadly Sins of banking practice

Whether you choose the religious terminology of sin or the secular language of social harm, it is clear that banks have not been helping the poor but have focused on the wealthy few.

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Green MEP uses Pope’s visit to draw attention to ‘deadly sins of banking’

On the day that Pope Francis spoke to the European Parliament, Molly Scott Cato MEP has launched a Green website called the Seven Deadly Sins of Banking.

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Greens welcome decision on bankers’ bonus ruling

Greens have welcomed a recommendation that the UK government’s legal action against a clamp down on bankers’ bonuses be rejected by the European Court of Justice.

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‘Act Or Go’: Greens force Junker into Parliamentary appearance to explain ‘Lux Leaks’

Green demands that EU Commission President, Jean Claude Juncker, explain himself to the European Parliament over a huge tax avoidance scam by multinationals in Luxembourg have paid off.

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MEP calls for firm action in wake of Luxemburg tax avoidance scandal

Green MEP Molly Scott Cato is calling on the European Council and Commission to take swift and decisive action in the wake of revelations that Luxembourg has been facilitating millions of pounds in tax evasion by multinationals. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker was Luxemburg’s finance minister and then prime minister throughout this period. Dr Scott Cato, […]

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