Central banks have the power to tackle the urgent problem of climate change. It's time to hold them to account, write Josh Ryan-Collins and Frank van Lerven from the New Economics Foundation in their latest report:
Policies since the financial crash have been timid compared with historic examples, writes Martin Sandbu in his article published in the Financial Times on 29th Aug 2017, in which he offers "three radical ideas to transform the post-crisis economy".
Listen to this interview with Fran Boait, Executive Director of Positive Money:
The Bank of England has been warned of complacency over the big rise in personal debt. In its toughest warning yet about the possibility of a rerun of the financial crisis that devastated the economy 10 years ago, the Bank of England admitted it was alarmed about the increase in the amount of money being borrowed on easy terms over the past year, reported the Guardian, 24th July 2017.