Schumacher College: Rethinking Finance: Good Servant, Bad Master?

July 11 – 15, 2011

Teachers: Ann Pettifor, Hazel Henderson (by videolink), Tessa Tennant, Nathalie Buschor, Mark Burton, Julie Richardson

This course is open for bookings.

Financial markets, we are told, are the lifeblood of our society and that is why governments have gone to such enormous lengths to prop up failing financial institutions. However, now that the crisis is averted (for the moment), we seem to be returning to business as usual. Is there really no credible alternative to the existing financial system? This course brings together people who believe that we can find ways to make money serve the interests of communities and ecosystems.

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