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Category Archives: In Place of Growth
Carl Packman, a writer on the growth of payday lending introduced a discussion on Wednesday under the auspices of Manchester’s Social Action Research Foundation (SARF) Ironically Carl’s recent book (“Payday Lending: Global Growth of the High‐Cost Credit Market”) costs £45, … Continue reading
We continue the serialisation of our intervention, The Viable Economy with the sections on Growth and Resilience. But you can download the whole pamphlet as a pdf file, here. If you like it, why not make a donation towards our … Continue reading
Here is an excellent piece on the myth of green growth. As the author, Andre Reichel notes, “…green growth is a myth, or at least an inadequate response to the challenges that lie ahead. Because it ignores the social, political … Continue reading
updated 14 April, 2014. Here is a quote from the new IPCC report on how to cut emissions. The summary can be found here: http://report.mitigation2014.org/spm/ipcc_wg3_ar5_summary-for-policymakers_approved.pdf “ Globally, economic and population growth continue to be the most important drivers of increases … Continue reading
So today’s news is that GDP growth returned last year. As we noted before, this is a decidedly skewed ‘recovery’ based on London house prices and consumer spending, both fuelled as before the crash by household debt – the feedstock … Continue reading