No more business as usual – Rethinking economic value for a post-Covid world

“No economic interest, under no circumstance, can be above the reverence of life.” –   Manfred Max-Neef, Chilean economist, 1932 -2019 A national conversation has begun which is alarming, yet also familiar. It talks about costs and trade-offs, losses and accounts. It is a conversation about human lives framed in the language of economics. A recentContinue reading “No more business as usual – Rethinking economic value for a post-Covid world”

A licence to print money

“As people we have a right to make credit and loan money. We mustn’t forget that. We mustn’t leave that to corporations and the state.” Duncan McCann, New Economics Foundation These last few weeks I have been deeply moved by the outpouring of kindness and generosity in my local community and in communities around theContinue reading “A licence to print money”