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Payday lending and the need for community banking

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

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Energy and the Bubble Economy – contradictions in Leeds.

Energy is fundamental to our economy, and it is vital that we have a good understanding of how the two things interact.  So  I went over to Leeds for a double bill event on energy and the bubble economy.  Going … Continue reading

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Selective versus unselective growth

From time to time our position gets misrepresented – or is that misunderstood?  Here is what we said  in November 2012 about the need for selective growth in In Place of Growth (page 12). Our view has not changed. “Sectors … Continue reading

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Help choose the topic for our next In Place of Growth workshop? #IPOG

Poll finished now and September date now 14th September where focus will be  Imagining Manchester where people thrive without harming the planet.  Thanks for voting! We are planning two more In Place of Growth (IPOG) workshops – you are warmly … Continue reading

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