Reasons to be Cheerful with Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd

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FROM PHILANTHROPY TO JUSTICE: what the wealthy can contribute to society

Season 1, Ep. 247

Hello! This week we’re revisiting a topic we’ve examined before: the role of the ultra-wealthy in our society. The Patriotic Millionaires movement recently lobbied in Davos for governments around the world to tax them more. We talk to Gemma McGough from Patriotic Millionaires about why it’s important for the rich to speak up, to Stephanie Brobbey about how wealthy people can become ‘good ancestors’, and to Derek Bardowell about taking funders and philanthropists on an educational journey to see the light about systemic change.


Plus: Ed admits the real reason he likes cycling to work and Geoff’s personalised number plate secret is finally outed.


Buy tickets for the live show on 17th July here


Listen to our 2017 episode ‘Who wants to tax a millionaire


Listen to our 2019 episode ‘For richer, for super richer: taxing the ultra wealthy


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