We are bequeathing to Generation Z a dystopian future of irreversible rifts between the super-rich and the rest that erodes the internal bonds of once united countries and triggers the failure or the fracturing of nations.
Yet it doesn’t need to be like this. The future could be a place where we live longer, happier healthier and wealthier lives – but only if we master new ways of sharing wealth without war or revolution.
A cabinet minister in the last Labour government and the MP for Britain’s most income-deprived community, Liam Byrne has drawn upon conversations with world leaders, policymakers, and the experts at the OECD, World Bank, and IMF to develop proposals for the seemingly intractable problem of wealth inequality.
For anyone who has had enough of slogans and wants to find real and meaningful solutions to the profound challenge of how we distribute wealth and resources, this is an unmissable event.
MP and former cabinet minister The Rt. Hon. Liam Byrne MP, chairs the Global Parliamentary Network on the World Bank & International Monetary Fund. He served in the Cabinet in 10 Downing Street and Her Majesty’s Treasury. A Fulbright scholar at the Harvard Business School and Gwilym Gibbon Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford, Liam has represented the most income-deprived community in Britain for the last 18 years and is the author of a major history of British capitalism Dragons: Ten Entrepreneurs Who Built Britain.
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