Articles Tagged with the word ‘Money’

 
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/ Community, Economics & Innovation, New Economics, Positive People

12 Sep 2014

 

Free Money Day next week prompts people to think about concepts of value and sharing by handing out their own money to strangers. How would society be transformed if our relationship with money was more conscious and heartfelt?

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

11 Sep 2014

 

Proposed regulations aim to make bankers more accountable for their actions, but will they have a tangible impact on crumbling financial systems?

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics, Positive Money, Positive Perspective

08 Sep 2014

 

Ben Dyson talks about the progress made by Positive Money in sparking the debate about monetary reform over the past four years

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Education, Youth

02 Sep 2014

 

Mainstream economics teaching fails to address 21st century issues, say students from 41 protest groups around the world

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Positive Perspective

14 Jul 2014

 

Developments in finance, energy and technology are shifting us from centralised, growth-at-all-costs economics, towards a more democratic, collaborative, interactive and ecological model, based on asking what kind of society we actually want, argues Sam Friggens

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

02 Apr 2014

 

A group of former Occupy Wall Street activists have abolished nearly $15m (£9m) of Americans’ medical debt as part of a goodwill campaign to free debtors at random

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

13 Mar 2014

 

Ready to look beyond consumerism? A new online movement is helping people to band together, share their resources, and get by with less

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

20 Nov 2013

 

Thousands of people have supported an initiative that would cap executive pay at 12 times the annual wage of the lowest earner in a company

 
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/ Positive Money

22 Jul 2013

 

The economy needs more money, but it's not as straightforward as simply printing more. Positive Money’s Ben Dyson explains the challenges of creating money, and how they can be used as opportunities for positive change

 

Bedroom swap scheme cuts costs for university students

 
 

/ Community, Education, Youth

08 Jul 2013

 

A new enterprise helps cash-strapped students ‘bedroom swap’ to save money

 
Uruguay's president-elect Jose Mujica celebrates winning the presidential run-off election in Montevideo
 

/ Politics

11 Apr 2013

 

Despite being the figurehead of a country on the up, Uruguay president José Mujica donates his earnings to charity and lives on a small modest farm. Matthew Pike considers how his grounded principles are changing the political landscape

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

01 Apr 2013

 

Money separates us from what we consume and hides us from the impacts of our behaviour. But there is an economic model that could not only bring us closer to each other and to the effects of how we live, it's also booming, says Mark Boyle

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

21 Feb 2013

 

‘Change money: change the world’ – Positive Money's slogan not only sums up its aims, but shows how important the issue of monetary reform is. Francesca Wakefield went to the campaign group's annual conference to hear about possible solutions

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

19 Feb 2013

 

Barclays’ reputation has been plagued by financial scandal and a controversial bonus culture, and now boss Antony Jenkins says it’s time to reinvent British banking. Sceptics are wary, but could it open up a dialogue that will see real change?

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

08 Feb 2013

 

Just days into the job, new mayor George Ferguson requests that he is paid in Bristol Pounds

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

24 Jan 2013

 

The new boss of Barclays Bank has told his workforce that they must sign up to a new set of banking values – or quit

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

24 Jan 2013

 

New regulations to make the process of switching bank accounts easier means that up to 14 million UK high street bank customers are expected to change banks in 2013

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

10 Jan 2013

 

London’s unique Honesty Shop bus conversion is bringing out the best in people and raising money for charity

 
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/ Positive Money

29 Dec 2012

 

Economists from the Financial Services Authority and the International Monetary Fund are among new voices to acknowledge that the ability of private banks to create money was at the heart of the financial crisis

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

17 Dec 2012

 

Economic insecurity has put a dampener on much of the year, but as Natalie Revie finds, the co-operative business model is a beacon of hope in these austere times