Category - alternative economics

  • 10 Aug 2012

    The need to restructure the economy and redefine banking in terms of community and environment is being stressed at the Festival of Spirituality and Peace.

  • 29 Jun 2012

    In response to the latest banking-gone-bad crises, the Christian Socialist Movement is promoting its 'Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is' initiative.

  • 26 Mar 2012

    A large gathering of people from south-west England and across Britain convened in Bristol on Saturday to explore visions of a New Economy.

  • 24 Mar 2012

    This morning the conference entitled 'The Eye of the Needle: Biblical Clues to a New Economy' begins in Bristol, co-sponsored by the Southwest churches and Ekklesia.

  • 23 Mar 2012

    The Christian thinktank Ekklesia, which looks at how beliefs and values can reshape policy and action on public issues, is co-sponsoring an innovative conference on ‘alternative economics’ and has just published a briefing on the UK legal justice as it effects poor countries.

  • 22 Mar 2012

    A one day conference in Bristol on Saturday 24th March 2012 will explore the distinctive contribution of radical Christian faith to the shaping of a new post-financial crisis economic order.

  • 8 Feb 2012

    The competitive nature of the top-down, corporate capitalist system means we can never truly be 'all in this together', says Jonathan Bartley. All we do is sacrifice the most vulnerable for the sake of maintaining an unjust order. Economic alternatives are essential, and go well beyond statism.

  • 31 Jan 2012

    Austerity measures are damaging the economy in Britain, Italy and Spain, warned Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman.

  • 21 Jan 2012

    While David Cameron and Ed Miliband continue to support relentless growth and minor amendments to the economic system, the inequalities inherent in that system will prosper, says Jonathan Bartley. A more thoroughgoing critique and real alternatives are needed.

  • 17 Jan 2012

    Shadow chancellor Ed Balls has effectively "given up any attempt to set out an alternative economic agenda", Green Party leader Caroline Lucas says.