Author: Molly Scott Cato and Tom Scott

Molly Scott Cato was MEP for South West England until Brexit and speaks for the Green Party on Finance. She is a Professor of Green Economics at Roehampton University. Tom Scott is a freelance writer and editor based in Falmouth, Cornwall, and a lecturer at Falmouth University. He takes a particular interest in political disinformation. Tom was the Green Party's candidate for Truro and Falmouth at the 2019 general election.

Tony Abbott – free trader or freebooter?

Molly Scott Cato and Tom Scott

Appointing an Australian  misogynist, homophobe and climate science denier as joint president of the UK Board of Trade may seem bizarre – but not when you look at Tony Abbott’s ideological affiliations. Abbott is on the advisory board of the so-called Initiative for Free Trade (IFT), an opaquely-funded lobby group. It styles itself as a […]