Ann Pettifor

How to transform an economic system that has driven us to disaster.

This is an excerpt from a Green New Deal Report published today, 20th September, 2019 – the day children and their supporters around the world demanded urgent action on the climate emergency. The Green New Deal Report is co-authored by PRIME’s director, Ann Pettifor, and accompanies the publication of Bill tabled in parliament by Caroline …

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The beauty of a Green New Deal is that it will pay for itself

On the day that my book The Case for the Green New Deal is launched, the Guardian published the article below. In September 2007, as credit was “crunched” and the financial crisis began to unfold, a group of economists and environmentalists, including the future Green party MP Caroline Lucas, met regularly in my small London …

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System change, not climate change.

This article is a slightly edited excerpt form Ann Pettifor’s forthcoming book ‘The Case for the Green New Deal‘ (Verso, 2019). We have been warned by climate scientists that to avoid the most dangerous impacts of climate breakdown and global heating, then humanity collectively has (starting from 1870) a ‘carbon budget’ of about 3,200 billion …

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Jeremy Corbyn’s Inner Circles – by the Financial Times

Today the Financial Times published a visual survey of figures around Jeremy Corbyn, Opposition leader and head of the British Labour Party. The story can be found here: https://ig.ft.com/jeremy-corbyn-labour-inner-circles/. I feature in it. There is one minor error: I did not ‘step away’ from advising the Corbyn team after the European Referendum of 2016. The …

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A brief history of Tory economic incompetence

The following was published by the Fabian Society on 8 March, 2019. On the 4thMarch, 2019 the New York Times published The Curious Case of  ‘Failing Grayling’– the Conservative government’s Transport Minister. Soon it issued an embarrassing retraction: “Because of an editing error ..this article misstated the amount that ..Chris Grayling’s misadventures had cost British taxpayers. It …

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On capital vs exchange controls

This article appeared on the Progressive Economy Forum website on 29 January, 2019. Last week John McDonnell MP took the opportunity to “make explicit” that a Labour government would not introduce capital controls. The Financial Times covered the story, and like many, got its exchange and capital controls in a tangle. The UK had various …

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The Latent Unused Power of Citizens & The Production of Public Collateral

The following is a very long, but I hope worthwhile read…published by the Trans National Institute’s stunningly well produced Report State of Power, 2019: Finance –   in January, 2019, and edited by Nick Buxton. Until we fully grasp the importance of public debt to the finance sector, immensely wealthy, globalised corporations will continue to parasitically …

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