Joel Benjamin

Joel Benjamin

Joel Benjamin is a campaigner at Move Your Money.

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Local banking: A quiet revolution

Joel Benjamin

With French economist Thomas Piketty’s book, ‘Capital’, shooting straight to the top of the bestsellers list, the need to tackle rampant inequality in the UK becomes ever clearer. Meanwhile, a quiet revolution in public finance has been slowly spreading across the UK, as local groups spring up to pursue new economic ideas which seek to address rampant…

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Local councils could lose millions if our banks fail again

Joel Benjamin

Every week a respected financial journalist or academic issues a warning on the next big financial bubble threatening the global economy. Cambridge economist Ha Joon Chang recently sounded the alarm regarding stock market bubbles of historic proportions, despite GDP output in developed economies still well below 2007 highs. Frances Coppola has pointed to the “subprime…