In a keynote presentation to a conference in Cambridge on Bank Holiday Monday, an international economist and former advisor to the Treasury will argue that banks ‘too-big-to-fail’ are ‘too big to exist’.
The current global economic crisis is not just a squeeze on lenders, borrowers and spenders. It also crunch time for the politicians and for the Christian churches, says Simon Barrow. Now is a time to be investing in practical alternatives.
The current global financial crisis is a spiritual one with usury at its heart, argues political economist Ann Pettifor. In spite of the Gospel message, Christians have also colluded in idolising wealth above people and planet.