The crisis of the debt economy and the end of austerity

The crisis of the debt economy and the end of austerity

The following is a transcript of Dr. Johnna Montgomerie’s speech at the launch of the Progressive Economy Forum, in which she discusses the intimate link between ‘public’ and ‘private’ debt and its implications for the debate around...
The goals of economic policy

The goals of economic policy

Our current economic policy framework leaves a vacuum of responsibility for delivering an economy in which people can flourish. In response, Professor Richard Murphy outlines an alternative set of goals for economic policy. I have argued of late that monetarism is...
What might a progressive economy look like?

What might a progressive economy look like?

A progressive economy might seem like a pipe dream, but is it achievable? Professor Danny Dorling explains. The future is another place a long way away. Look forward one hundred years; what do you see? We will hopefully be better housed, schooled, and employed, but...
The Progressive Economy Forum – why now?

The Progressive Economy Forum – why now?

Patrick Allen explains why he founded the Progressive Economy Forum I have spent the last 40 years as a solicitor in private practice building up a law firm, so you might wonder why I am choosing to create an economics forum and why now. There is a common theme. I...
How do we create a progressive economy?

How do we create a progressive economy?

A progressive majority can make great strides in changing society, argues Professor John Weeks Creating a progressive British economy, an economic system fit for human life, requires at the least four fundamental reforms, whose purpose would be to restrict severely...