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Richard Burgon

Richard Burgon is the Labour Party member of parliament for Leeds East. He is the secretary of the Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs.

The Windfall Tax Sham

Rishi Sunak’s windfall tax is a drop in the ocean of the profits of oil giants. If the government was serious about tackling the cost-of-living crisis, it would stop letting super-rich corporations off the hook.

Now Is the Time to Tax the Super-Rich

Most people have suffered through the pandemic, but the world’s richest have seen their wealth rise by a combined $5 trillion. No one needs to hoard that kind of money – it’s time to tax it for a fairer world.

Learning the Right Lessons

Labour must rebuild trust among working-class people in all parts of the country – but abandoning its transformational policies would be a mistake, argues Richard Burgon.