Category - alternative economics

  • June 29, 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.

  • March 26, 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.

  • March 24, 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.

  • March 23, 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.

  • March 22, 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.

  • February 8, 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.

  • January 31, 2012

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

  • January 21, 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.

  • January 17, 2012

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

  • December 24, 2011

    The Hong Kong Catholic Church has adopted economic justice as its Christmas theme, and other churches are joining the occupy anti-corporate movement.