In this paper Deirdre de Búrca, who has been advocating a Green New Deal since 2009, discusses the politics and substance of such a Deal before tackling some of monetary and financial issues relating to its implementation.
How can an economy be both sustainable and just? Conflicting suggestions are made in this lively - and at times heated - discussion between Brian Davey and Financial Times chief economics commentator Martin Wolf.
"Christine Lagarde will have immense power to lead the transformation of the world’s economic system to one that supports the 99% and keeps the world below the 1.5 degree climate threshold. Will she use that power for good?" asks Mike Sandler.
In the second part of her blog series Enough is Plenty, Anne Ryan reflects on the different terminology that is being used to discuss the potential future economy, and warns about the ambiguity of the term 'Green New Deal'.
This critique of departments of (mainstream) economics that promote growth in an ecological crisis was recently sent by Brian Davey to ten academics and guest lecturers at the University of Nottingham, including the head of the school.
Mike Sandler discusses four economic policies that have been in the news lately: Basic Income, Public Banking, Negative Interest, and QE for the People.