Category - economics

  • 17 Nov 2011

    Every day it seems that Europe sinks deeper and deeper into a pit of debt, with one country after another finding the interest rates demanded on its borrowings climbing ever higher.

  • 2 Nov 2011

    A review of a thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Theology, submitted to the University of Exeter by Peter John Dominy

  • 2 Nov 2011

    The protest at St Paul's was seen by an unexpectedly large number of people as the expression of a widespread and deep exasperation with the financial establishment that shows no sign at all of diminishing, says Archbishop Rowan Williams, as he goes on to back practical, morally based measures to address the economic crisis - including the Robin Hood Tax on financial transactions.

  • 27 Oct 2011
  • 16 Oct 2011

    Millions of protesters in 82 countries and across a thousand cities have taken to the streets to demonstrate against the bailing out of the rich.

  • 7 Oct 2011

    Greens say that the latest Bank of England quantitative easing move further highlights the need for a regulated, environmental approach to finance.

  • 22 Sep 2011

    Quakers in Britain says that people and society are being geared to supporting economic systems, rather than the other way round.

  • 22 Aug 2011

    Many economic commentators, and those working in banking and finance, thought that the worst of the global economic recession had gone away. They were wrong. It looks to be back with a vengeance.

  • 15 Aug 2011

    In most religious traditions there is a commitment to giving money to the poor, and more radically to various kinds of economic sharing within communities.

  • 8 Aug 2011

    Global union leaders have called on G20 leaders to convene an emergency Summit to regulate the markets and avert a world economic collapse.