Who owns the wind? asks David McDermott Hughes in his book of the same title. It’s partly rhetorical – nobody owns the wind! – and partly not. Landowners certainly seem … Continue reading Who owns the wind?
John Daniels explains the rise of asset managers such as BlackRock, and their impact on financial markets and the debt of developing countries. Zambia, central Africa: home to a rapidly … Continue reading Confronting the power of the asset managers
Every January the world’s powerbrokers meet in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum. While issues such as climate change or inequality are on the agenda, it is best known … Continue reading How the billionaires devoured the world
Inequality has been a feature of human society since time immemorial, with a wide variety of ideologies and movements that have offered opinions about it. Today we find that ideas … Continue reading What is a Christian approach to inequality?
If you have done any travelling through Britain’s traditional holiday destinations, there is often real poverty hiding behind the facade. Earlier this year my family were in Cornwall. We arrived … Continue reading How FairBnB encourage ethical travel
Church Action for Tax Justice is a campaign for a fairer and greener tax system, which would serve the greener and fairer economy that we advocate at Joy in Enough. … Continue reading Why should Christians care about tax justice?
John D Anderson on injustice, poverty, and the opportunity for the church to lead on a more equal society. “Inequality is the root of social evil” said Pope Francis, because … Continue reading The outrage of inequality and the joy of enough
Catherine Masterman offers a poem for Fairtrade Fortnight, broadening our horizons to consider the wider supply chain behind our purchases. As a child I thought shops made the things they … Continue reading “I saw a bargain today”