Since the 2008 financial crisis, economic orthodoxies have been collapsing left and right. Under conditions of low unemployment, elusive inflation, weak productivity growth, and high profitability, economists in advanced economies may need to go...
Ann PettiforJim O'Neill:(!) “one solution to productivity problem is to make labor markets less flexible & labor less cheap.”
President Trump’s claim that the Green New Deal would cost $100 trillion can be traced back to the Manhattan Institute, a think tank backed by fossil fuel investor Paul Singer and companies like ExxonMobil.
Ann PettiforPaul Singer of vulture fund fame: President Trump’s claim that GND would cost $100 trillion traced back to Manhattan Institute, a think tank backed by fossil fuel investor Paul Singer & companies like ExxonMobil.
We consider that conventional or ‘mainstream’ economic theory has proved of almost no relevance to the ongoing and chronic failure of the global economy and to the gravest threat facing us all: climate change.
Ann Pettifor"We consider that conventional or ‘mainstream’ economic theory has proved of almost no relevance to the ongoing and chronic failure of the global economy and to the gravest threat facing us all: climate change."
Hello! We got out of Geoff's loft and onto Parliament Square to join the many thousands of young people worldwide protesting about climate change and we also talk about what could be a big part of the answer: A Green New Deal (GND). We explain what...
Ann PettiforMe and @zackexley (of AOC’s campaign) talk to Ed Milliband about the Green New Deal on this podcast..
Today official figures confirmed that growth in the UK is at risk of grinding to a halt.
Ann Pettifor“Ever since austerity we have become conditioned to a new normal of seriously weak growth, but we are now staring in the face of even worse GDP ....the need is for a pre-emptive boost to demand.”@geofftily | TUC
In the wake of the Hayne report on financial misconduct, many are asking whether the banks have really learned their lesson, whether their culture will change and how long it will take. Sorry, that’s just the smaller half of the problem.
Ann PettiforPoliticians and economists will determine whether bank misbehaviour stops