Category: Economy

Greetings for St Francis week!

To understand the books of the Bible it is important to understand the context in which they were written. In my view it is not satisfactory to superficially interpret verses without grasping something of the background as to why they were written and for whom. If we are not careful we read our own situation …
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Happy Summertime!

So, have the results of the General Election been good for the environment?! On the face of it, the Green Party did not gain ground, issues of ecological sustainability did not seem high on candidates’ agendas and Britain now has an Environment Secretary who is not exactly known for his green credentials. Is the outlook …
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Happy All Saints-tide 2016!

Maybe it’s because of the Guy Fawkes season, but I sense this time of year is one of compelling challenge and radical change – a chance to talk of reforming the structures we have created; a time (kairos) to believe differently… Recently, one of the local Baptist churches hosted a showing of ‘The Divide’. Based on …
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September greetings and Happy St. Giles’ Day (patron saint of marginalised peoples)!

This week sees the launch of a new community currency in Devon.  From 1st September the Exeter Pound will be tradable in about one hundred independent businesses in and around the city.  Exeter is thus joining Bristol, Totnes and a few other places in England to introduce a local money system that has no value …
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