What’s really driving inflation?
Everyone is talking about inflation as the cost of rent, fuel, food and energy bills have skyrocketed. But what is really driving inflation? The Bank of England’s Governor, Andrew Bailey claims workers asking for higher wages would ’embed inflation’ but this is misleading – so we break down how our over reliance on fossil fuel extraction is driving up costs.
Why do bankers get tax cuts and bailouts? #StoptheBankingLobby
Our report: The Power of Finance exposes the influence big banks have over our MPs. It’s time to reclaim our democracy.
Read the report here
3 shocking stats about the housing crisis…and how to fix it
We all know the UK housing system is broken and prices are too high. Which must mean there aren’t enough homes to go round, right?
Is The Bank Of England out of touch?
The Governor of the Andrew Bailey answers questions from Treasury Select Committee on 23rd February 2022.
Should nurses get a payrise? | Kim Leadbeater and the Magic Money Tree
Both Labour and the Conservative party are dispelling myths about public spending. We explain why they’re wrong…
Why are climate activists targeting the Bank of England?
On 29th October, climate activists participated in a global day of action ahead of COP26 targeting central banks with one simple message: End Fossil Finance.
Tell the government to fund a fair, green transition
The government’s current Net Zero Strategy relies on private finance which is flawed. The transition to net zero requires public investment and should not be funded by private finance. We’re calling on the government to kickstart a fair and green transition starting by regulating UK banks and unleashing public investment. Sign the petition by clicking here.
Simon Youel discusses COP26 Finance Day on BBC News
Head of Policy & Advocacy, Simon Youel appeared on BBC News to discuss COP26 finance announcements and the role of private finance in the transition to net zero.
Was COP26 ‘Finance day’ worth celebrating?
COP26 finance day brought some progress but our government and central bank are not going far enough to unleash public investment in green infrastructure.
Rishi Sunak shows he needs a refresher course in economics
Rishi Sunak made false claims about government spending at the Conservative Party conference… Here’s why he’s wrong
CBDC: Stop private corporations deciding the future of money!
The Bank of England is considering launching a central bank digital form of money. In 2021, they launched a survey asking the public’s view so we created this explainer to highlight the benefits of a central bank digital currency.