Category Archives: Economics

The Role of the State

I have had the opportunity to watch about two and a half hours worth of lecture about the fall of the Roman empire, by someone who wanted to draw parallels with the modern day Western society, and it was quite … Continue reading

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Government Welfare Payments Cap

There is a great debate in the media, including the BBC about the government’s cap on welfare benefits for a household of £500 per week. Some have argued that Ian Duncan Smith, the architect of the changes is not as … Continue reading

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Church and State

Over the Easter weekend, the United Reformed Church, The Methodist Church, The Baptist Union and the Church of Scotland were reported to have attacked the Government’s plans to change the benefits system in the UK as harmful to the most … Continue reading

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Christianity in Action

In the run-up to Christmas we have heard a great deal about Pay-day loans and complaints about the amount of charges on such loans. Two things I will say here, and you will probably agree with one and be upset … Continue reading

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