Prosperity and justice: a new vision for Britain’s economy

Britain’s economic model is broken and needs to be radically overhauled. In 2018, this is not a controversial statement. But when the messenger is one of the UK’s most influential think tanks, backed up by voices as diverse as the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Global Managing Partner of McKinsey and Company, and the General Secretary … Continue reading Prosperity and justice: a new vision for Britain’s economy

Ten years after the crash, is civil society ready to take on big finance?

This article was originally published at Civil Society Futures. Ten years ago the French bank BNP Paribas ceased activity in three hedge funds, announcing that it could no longer measure the value of instruments based on US subprime mortgages. The event is widely regarded as representing the beginning of the global financial crisis, as what … Continue reading Ten years after the crash, is civil society ready to take on big finance?