“Just Economics” with Ann Pettifor

“Just Economics” with Ann Pettifor

St Mark’s CRC Autumn Conference

Ann Pettifor is an international economist with a formidable reputation. She and others at the New Economics Foundation predicted the financial meltdown of 2007.

Start Date:
Saturday 16th November 2013
Start Time:
10:00AM
Location:
St Mark’s, Broomhill, Sheffield
Contact:
Anne Padgett, CRC Administrator
Email:
info@STMARKSSHEFFIELD.CO.UK
Speakers:
Ann Pettifor
Cost:
Non-members £ 14, CRC/PCN Members £ 12, Students £5
Website:
http://www.stmarkscrc.co.uk/

We face a situation in this country where the received economic wisdom is that we must cut the deficit by reducing government spending. These cuts are being felt most acutely by the poorest members of society who are least able to bear them. Is this ‘cut- the deficit’ policy really necessary?

Will it work? Is it just? If Jesus’ message about the kingdom of God relates to this world, then surely these are pressing questions that radical Christians should be tackling.

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