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The Ragged University project views economics in sustainable, equitable and local terms. In part it is about exploring what this means and identifying a humanised perspective of people in the ordinary business of everyday life:

  • staple foods
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    How Financial Speculation is Artificially Inflating Staple Food Prices
    18th June 2014
    Eclectic Articles, Economics
    In 2011 investments in food derivatives stood at $126 billion compared to $3 billion...
  • phil-green-no-tax
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    Podcast: Richard Murphy, Taxation, Secrecy Jurisdictions and the Joy of Tax by Alex Dunedin
    24th November 2016
    Citizen Journalism, Economics
    This article is a response to the presentation given by Richard Murphy on his...
  • Gabriel Siles-Brugge
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    Podcast: Dr Gabriel Siles-Brugge talks about the background to TTIP
    18th April 2015
    Eclectic Articles, Economics
    Dr Gabriel Siles-Brugge, Lecturer in Politics at the University of Manchester, talks about the background...
  • Economic regeneration
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    Local Economies and Neighbourhood Renewal
    27th August 2012
    About Ragged, Economics, Project
    The Ragged project is a developing a holistic social model that aims to help...
  • Sir Humphrey Chetham
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    Is Economics a Dismal Science?
    15th February 2011
    About Ragged, Economics
    A famous quote is that of Thomas Carlyle stating economics as the dismal science....
  • Creation of Bubbles
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    The Manipulation and Distortion of The Stockmarket
    23rd September 2014
    Economics
    What I look at in this article is how equitable the market place is...

 

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