economics

  • 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".

  • March 22, 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.

  • November 25, 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.

  • November 17, 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.