“I now establish my covenant with you and with your descendants after you, and with every living creature that was with you” says God to Noah in the story in … Continue reading A modern day covenant with future generations
Eve Poole explains why a year of Universal Basic Income could be useful tool in a just post-Covid recovery. Following the first cases of Covid-19 in the UK in January … Continue reading Debt, crisis and a Universal Basic Income
The current crisis has revealed the underlying injustices and weaknesses of our economy and society. As we face the enforced pause of lockdown, we also have an opportunity to imagine … Continue reading Tearfund imagine a rebooted world
350.org have written an open letter calling for a global coronavirus response that leads us towards a fairer and more sustainable society. It’s a useful summary of the key principles … Continue reading Five principles for a just recovery
Peter Grimwood explores the story of Jesus feeding the five thousand, and contrasts the economics of the world with the generous grace of God. In Matthew 14 we read the … Continue reading Gods economics of abundance
John Daniels reflects on the Coronavirus crisis and the connections between the environment and the economy.
Mark Dick, a GP from Ballymena, introduces his book Towards Oikos. Two of the biggest existential threats to humanity are potential conflict arising from poverty/inequality and global ecological damage. (Nuclear … Continue reading Towards Oikos – an introduction to a more human economy
Rosie Venner, National Programme Manager at ECCR, writes about Money Makes Change – a new project and series of resources designed to help Christians explore and make ethical choices around … Continue reading Can I care for creation through my choice of bank account?
John Daniels discusses interest rates and why they remain so low. Remember the good old days? When you could put money in a deposit account and discover, a year later, … Continue reading Dude, where’s my interest?
Despite the best efforts of climate campaigners, politicians and active citizens, global carbon emissions are yet to turn a corner. The earth continues to lose forests and wildlife, and continues … Continue reading An economy for the benefit of 1% of the population
John Daniels on green growth: December 13: the day after UK Election Day. What will the world look like then? If Labour win, then it should starting to look a … Continue reading Green growth: panacea or oxymoron?
Sociologists have shown how inequality affects many different aspects of life, from economic development, to wellbeing, social stability and democracy. It has grown as a political priority in recent years. … Continue reading Tackling inequality and sustainability together