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Rebel bank sells art to buy back Londoners’ debts A combination of art and socially motivated stunt, HSCB is selling printed ‘banknotes’ to raise cash to buy back local people’s debt... Economics Society UK
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‘Quantitative Easing for People’ could stimulate the economy without risking financial meltdown Money creation programmes usually increase inequality and household debt. But there is an alternative, writes Fran Boait of campaigning orga... Economics Money
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Debts worth having Nathan Schneider investigates how transforming the financial system could shift the way debts are formed and dealt with; from a system where... Economics Money
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Could the government stop rising inequality with alternative finance models? Despite an increasingly loud conversation about inequality, its root causes remain intact. Stewart Lansley argues that the government has th... Economics
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Low-income Croatians given 'fresh start’ as debts wiped The new scheme aims to boost the country's economy in the long term... Economics
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Goodwill campaign frees thousands of Americans from $15m of debt A group of former Occupy Wall Street activists have abolished nearly $15m (£9m) of Americans’ medical debt as part of a goodwill campaign to... Economics
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