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Creating a sustainable green economy where UK Banks meaningfully work for local people at Minerva Community Centre

December 8, 2021 from 7pm to 9pm
Dear friends,For our next meeting on Wednesday 8th December at 7pm we will be asking if your bank really supports local businesses and a climate-friendly economy? We’ll explore proposals to get high street banks funding small businesses that create jobs for local people. This is a tiny fraction of what they currently do as they instead concentrate on more profitable speculation and consumption that inevitably create boom and bust cycles. Positive Money advocates that the Bank of England should…See More
Dec 2, 2021
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Why is Fuel Poverty increasing and what can we do about it? at Minerva Community Centre

November 10, 2021 from 7pm to 9pm
For our next meeting on Wednesday 10th November at 7pm we will be askingWhy is Fuel Poverty increasing and what can we do about it? After a Positive Money introduction showing how the money system and banking cause poverty, we’ll introduce our guest presenter Ripon Ray from UCAN to give an overview of fuel supply and fuel poverty in the UK. He will outline some of the…See More
Oct 28, 2021
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Positive Money Tower Hamlets and Hackney Meeting at Should the Bank of England or Central Government be steering the roadmap to green finance?

August 11, 2021 from 7pm to 9pm
Did you know that since March 2021 the Bank of England has not just a duty to include environmental considerations when deciding policy but also has a mandate to make this happen?  We will open this up and ask if indeed the BoE ought to be deciding this, and whether the government also has a responsibility to do more and take the lead on transitioning to greener policies during COP26 in October this year. If you care about the future economic landscape and want a say in how it affects you then…See More
Aug 3, 2021
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A managed migration to Universal Credit can help with arrears at Minerva Community Centre

March 11, 2020 from 7pm to 9pm
Ripon Ray of UCAN will be guest speaker on a managed migration to Universal Credit. With families losing an average of £960 a year and falling into rent arrears, and food and fuel poverty, Universal Credit needs significant reform so that it pays enough money for people to live on in a way which works for everyone.See More
Feb 25, 2020
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The Dirty War on the NHS at Minerva Community Centre

February 12, 2020 from 7pm to 8pm
    Free screening of this important new film by John Pilger  (any voluntary donations made will be passed on to the film maker).See how banks, insurance and private medical companies now run the NHS for greed not need. The increasing financialisation of the NHS began with stealthy privatisation in the 1990s and was accelerated by the 2012 Health and Social Care Act.Patients are being dumped on the streets in the middle of the night to save money, and 20% of taxpayer funding now goes on…See More
Jan 17, 2020
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A New Year Resolution for the Bank of England at Bethnal Green, ENG

January 8, 2020 from 7pm to 9pm
 A new governor in Andrew Bailey has just been announced for the bank.This is a timely look at what the BoE can do to become more democratic by making three simple choices.Choices to help reduce inequality, tackle the housing crisis and shift to a green economy to safeguard our economy and planet. Not to bail out the banks yet again! More joined up coordination with a policy unit from across government and the BoE. For this group to clearly collaborate and communicate with the treasury. A…See More
Jan 3, 2020
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Positive Money Meeting at How fairer banking can help avert climate crisis

December 11, 2019 from 7pm to 9pm
Our next Positive Money meeting will be taking place Wednesday 11th December at 7pm.Don Beal will be giving a presentation on How fairer banking can help avert climate crisis.He’ll be showing how a change in bank taxes can affect money creation and how that money can then flow in society. This change can increase worthwhile investment while discouraging lending for consumption and speculation. This will increase the money available for environmental and climate-related projects.We’d love to see…See More
Dec 8, 2019
Andy Philpott is now part of the Sustainable Hackney network
Dec 8, 2019

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Co-organiser of Positive Money Tower Hamlets
Biodiversity, Built Environment, Energy, Food, Transport, Green Economy, Waste and recycling, Pollution, Social Justice

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