• October 8, 2012

    Theologians, anti-poverty advocates and economists have been meeting in Brazil to develop principles for a new global economic system.

  • August 27, 2012

    New recommendations on how the UK should lead the global fight against tax dodging should be heeded by the Government, says Christian Aid.

  • August 21, 2012

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

  • June 29, 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.

  • June 15, 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.

  • May 21, 2012

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

  • 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

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