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Wealth & Well-being: J.D. Anderson

John D Anderson writes:-

 

Are wealth and well-being the same?

Etymologically, yes. In our modern minds, no.

Many words that used to concern morality now relate to money. “Economics” dealt with the good management of the home. Now it embraces the production and consumption of all goods and services.

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Stop the Solar Tax Hike!

Green Christian has joined the campaign to “Stop the Solar Tax Hike”. We are one of over 160 NGOs, schools, academics, energy providers and public institutions who have signed a letter asking the Chancellor to stop the proposed rise in business rates for solar panels.

Smaller companies and public sector organisations such as state schools and hospitals could face a six- to eightfold increase in the tax.

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Partners in the Passion

Green Christian is a small organisation with big ideas.  Sometimes we have to act on them because no-one else is.  It was like that when we set up Operation Noah.  Ten years ago, just as we were struggling to realise our ambitions, a large unsolicited private donation helped us get the project launched by Ann Pettifor and Mark Dowd.  

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Enjoy: awakening to a new economics (May 2016)

 
Project brief for Phase 2 of Joy in Enough, 2016-2019

 

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Text underlined indicates documentation available at www.greenchristian.org.uk: click while online to download.

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Update on Joy in Enough for GC members and supporters

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Many of you will have been among the 250 or so people who attended our conferences in Birmingham in 2014 and in Bristol in 2015. The JiE programme is explained and discussed further on our website page – http://www.greenchristian.org.uk/joy-in-enough

 

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What is a Fair Tax Town?

Crickhowell hit the news recently when the traders of the town looked into the practicalities of “Going offshore”.  Big companies such as Google, Starbucks and indeed nearly all companies in the 100 footsie pay very little tax. The UK may be loosing £20bn or much more a year because big corporations do not pay tax in this country because of legal tax dodges.

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150 People booked. Still some places left. Book as soon as possible. – The Economics of Hope: 7 Nov, Bristol

 

150 PEOPLE BOOKED. STILL SOME PLACES LEFT. BOOK AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!

WHAT: Green Christian conference on ‘The Economics of Hope’.

WHEN: Saturday 7 November 2015, 11am to 5pm

WHERE: St Michael’s Centre,

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Growth Without End or World Without End

One of Green Christian’s keenest policy analysts, Phil Kingston, has looked at the New Climate Economy Report, and has sent in these notes which are recommended reading.

The New Climate Economy Report (September 2014) was produced by The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate,

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