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Welcome to Capitalism: Privatising Royal Mail

Welcome to Capitalism: Privatising Royal Mail

by Guy Brandon A lot of people are going to win big from today’s privatisation of Royal Mail, and a lot are going to lose out. The share offering has been hugely oversubscribed, with a ‘wall of money’ chasing the limited number of shares available. The result? A big spike in the price when the […]

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Beyond Capitalism: Towards a Relational Economy by Michael Schluter

Beyond Capitalism: Towards a Relational Economy by Michael Schluter

Western societies face economic decline and political instability due in significant part to the five moral flaws of Capitalism and their severe social consequences.[2] A radical new economic vision is urgently needed. This paper proposes a way forward through five strategies: embed relational values, strengthen household balance sheets, empower extended families, engage capital providers and entrust welfare to local communities. These changes are mutually reinforcing because they all reform economic life so as to strengthen personal bonds in the local and wider communities. They point towards the Christian vision of a ‘Relational economy’.

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The Relational Company by Jonathan Rushworth and Michael Schluter

The Relational Company by Jonathan Rushworth and Michael Schluter

Developing ideas from the Cambridge Paper ‘Risk, reward and responsibility’, Michael Schluter & Jonathan Rushworth consider the strengths and weaknesses of current company structures and their responsibilities to those who rely on them for their well-being. They outline an alternative model and describe a proposal for a charter which could be adopted by companies.   […]

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