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Lianna Brinded is Deputy Business Editor and Acting Business Editor at the International Business Times UK and has been a published writer for over a decade. She also writes on science, tech and politics and founded IBTimes UK’s Geek Speak blog that focuses on computer gaming, comics, sci-fi and fantasy. She previously worked as a TV producer for CNBC and has been published in the Wall Street Journal Europe, BBC Online and a variety of other publications. She has been nominated for Best Campaigning and Investigative Journalism award for the Online Media Awards 2013.
The Financial Transactions Tax nicknamed the "Robin Hood Tax" might be popular with celebrities, but Osborne's objections are rooted in economic good sense