Archive for April, 2017
Yesterday, the United Nations held a high-level conference on how to finance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We have therefore come up with some rough ideas on how central banks could help partially fund some of these goals.
Around 1 in 10 people taking out a loan in Britain do so simply to make ends meet. The market for these loans is extremely unfair – and this is not coming from a consumer pressure group but from one of the bigger banks, TSB.
Summary Ann Pettifor’s new book, The Production of Money is an excellent contribution to the growing body of thought exposing mainstream, neoclassical economics’ poor understanding of money, banking, and finance, and how its thinking has led to a financial system that we serve, rather than serves us.