economics

  • 21 Aug 2012

    The government is failing in its pledge to rebalance the economy, relying too much on financial services, says the latest TUC economy report.

  • 29 Jun 2012

    There is an urgent need to move away from the dollar as the world's reserve currency in light of global financial meltdown, says the 2012 Global Ethics Forum.

  • 15 Jun 2012

    There have always been prophets of doom, says Dr Andrew Hass. History is punctuated by exclamatory voices crying, in one form or other, that catastrophe is imminent or the end is nigh. Sometimes they are seen as 'crying wolf'. In relation to the current global financial crisis, the issue of capitalism as religion, who and what we hope for, the ethical probings of counter-wisdom, and the insights of Walter Benjamin and others come together potently in their interrogation of who we are and where we are going.

  • 21 May 2012

    A ground-breaking Church of Scotland report on economics is calling for a recovery of vision based on people, mutuality and trust.

  • 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

    George Osborne's latest budget has reconfirmed Britain's prolonged collapse in economic activity, as he thrashes around for supply-side "solutions".

  • 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.

  • 25 Nov 2011

    Ekklesia is a co-signatory to a letter in the Guardian today (25 November 2011), along with five other churches and groups, regarding the growing pay gap.