New Economics Foundation
Robin McAlpine: Why our 'sunshine grievance' is our most important resource
CommonSpace columnist and Common Weal director Robin McAlpine examines why Scots appear to be more optimistic about the future than people elsewhere in the UK
PG WODEHOUSE famously wrote: "It has never been hard to tell the difference between a Scotsman with a grievance and a ray of sunshine."
Apparently he was wrong – because in fact it is the combination between sunshine and grievance which may just turn out to be the single most important resource Scotland has in the near future.
The devil in the detail: Cameron's renegotiation of EU membership
The New Economics Foundation (NEF) produce a weekly economics briefing. This week they look at the detail of Prime Minister David Cameron's renegotiation of the EU, and find neoliberal finger prints all over it. By Christine Berry, Senior Researcher at NEF
LAST week, the European Council released details of its proposed offer to David Cameron, designed to keep Britain in the EU and ward off the threat of 'Brexit' at this year's referendum (now almost certain to be held in June).
NEF Economics Briefing: The outlook for the global economy in 2016
The New Economics Foundation (NEF) produce a weekly economics briefing. This week they look at the state of the global economy, with the economic slowdown in China likely to hold down global growth in 2016. To read more from NEF visit their website
ScotPound: Digital Money for the Common Good - New Report
The currency would run in parallel with sterling and could not be used outside of Scotland
THE New Economics Foundation (NEF) and Common Weal have joint published a new report today (10 September): 'ScotPound: Digital Money for the Common Good'.
ScotPound: Digital Currency for the Common Good - launch of new report 15 Sept