Category - economics

  • 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.

  • 10 Jun 2011

    The G8 summit of world leaders in France in May 2011 announced billions of dollars of 'aid' for the Arab Spring. Yet it was the G8 who armed and financed the dictators of Egypt and Tunisia, who have now been overthrown.

  • 24 May 2011

    Understanding the root causes of global economic-related violence has been on the agenda of the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation.