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Beating the drum for regional banks

Beating the drum for regional banks

Yesterday, Ed Miliband delivered a speech at the British Chambers of Commerce conference and committed Labour to form a new tier of banking in the form of regional banks. Regular readers to this blog will understand the pleasure this has given me as you would have read this and this. So what exactly is he suggesting? Well, let’s start at … Continue reading

The case for economic democracy

This was first published on Shifting Grounds Not since the 1930s have we lived in such economically precarious times, and not since then has capitalism been subjected to such intense and hostile scrutiny. The shape of our economic future has become a major theme of national debate, but this has manifested itself through specific issues: … Continue reading