Opinion is divided about how far the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has gone in its proposals for how to make the banks pay for the crisis, says Owen Tudor. For some, it has taken some unexpectedly radical steps forward, but for others it has not yet produced an adequate solution.
What do yesterday's announcements mean in terms of tackling the economic crisis, its main victims, and the climate change challenge? Here is my more or less immediate response to Alistair Darling’s final budget.
As the government launches its pre-budget statement, the second report from the authors of the Green New Deal argue that the British Chancellor needs to tackle public debt, create thousands of new green jobs and transition to a low-carbon economy.
2,000 people from civil society groups, churches, mosques and synagogues heard a call for the UK to introduce a ceiling on interest rates, after evidence gathered over months of listening to the impact of the financial crisis on ordinary people .
Archbishop Rowan Williams says that those complicit in the financial system seem to feel no "repentance" for their excesses, and a different type of economics is needed. But C of E investments are under scrutiny too.