Articles Tagged with the word ‘Money’


/ Economics & Innovation

04 Nov 2015


Crowdfunder, the UK's leading crowdfunding platform, believes that the economy is becoming increasingly people-led and as a result aims to raise £1 million to expand its support for social enterprises, charities, businesses and individuals

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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics

15 Oct 2015


Nathan Schneider investigates how transforming the financial system could shift the way debts are formed and dealt with; from a system where the chief reason to lend is for profit, to one where the wellbeing of both parties takes priority


/ Economics & Innovation

27 Jul 2015


Despite an increasingly loud conversation about inequality, its root causes remain intact. Stewart Lansley argues that the government has the power to tackle the issue if only it would consider new models of debt financing

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/ Economics & Innovation

25 Feb 2015


It’s easy to assume that simply giving people money makes them lazy, yet a wealth of scientific research proves the contrary: free money helps. It’s time for a radical reform of the welfare state, argues Rutger Bregman


/ Economics & Innovation

07 Feb 2015


The new scheme aims to boost the country's economy in the long term


/ Innovation

29 Dec 2014


The government-backed Newton Fund will foster economic growth in developing countries through innovative partnerships and research collaborations


/ 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?


/ 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


/ 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

Swiss pay vote

/ 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


/ 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?