Robert Skidelsky, political economist and author of the definitive biography of economist John Maynard Keynes, explains the different ways in which governments have thought about the Budget over history, and explores how Keynes’s ideas can still offer a fresh perspective – and where we have to go beyond Keynes to respond to today’s problems.
This cannot continue. Governments are obsessed with growth, but the world’s resources are limited. What are the alternatives? On 18th January 2018, Positive Money launched a new report which sets out why governments […]
The Green New Deal has rocketed to the top of the agenda in the US. It’s an ambitious plan, spearheaded by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, to decarbonise the US economy and eliminate economic insecurity at the same […]