Deregulation has been disastrous for our economy. We must not do it again.
The new 12-sided £1 coin launches tomorrow – the first change to the familiar design in more than 30 years. But there's more to money than physical cash.
In the New Statesman I argue that a tarnished symbol of global finance could be remade as a network of local banks.
During the presidential campaign Donald Trump championed himself as the only candidate willing to stand up to Wall Street. Three weeks into his presidency, however, and the reality looks rather different. Many of the most powerful and influential positions in his administration have been gifted to senior Wall Street insiders – most of them handpicked by Trump.
In the Guardian I argue that we need a new, decentralised banking system that invests in local initiatives to create jobs and industries in the regions that have been left behind.
On Sunday Italians go to the polls to vote on reforms to the country’s constitution. It has been speculated that the referendum, which has been championed by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, could have far reaching consequences beyond Italy, threatening the stability of the European banking system and even the Eurozone itself.
My report Blueprint for a Scottish National Investment Bank features of the front page of today's National newspaper.
Today my new report ‘Blueprint for a Scottish National Investment Bank’ has been published jointly by the New Economics Foundation and Common Weal.