- Varofakis was to speak on the debtor's banquet, Pettifor on conflict of interest and Rahman on virtue-nomics and ethical money. Varofakis was the Syrizia Minster of Finance in Greece, Pettifor is the Principal of PRIME and previously a member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee and Mufti Rahman a local respected islamic teacher and campaigner.
- The session ended with questions and answers on Council Cuts, with a speaker from the floor demanding that Hackney council set a zero cuts budget.
- — Zaki Dogliani (@ZakiDogliani)Tue, Feb 23 2016 17:36:26Pettifor: Tories have shifted debate away from the City to public sector: we've played the game & City can't believe its luck #PeoplesPPE
- A highpoint in the afternoon, was Yanis reminding us,
- re Banks and Debt
- — Clapton Blues (@garyfoskett)Tue, Feb 23 2016 17:27:53
- On nationalising the banks,
- — Consensus (@LabConsensus)Tue, Feb 23 2016 17:12:56
- It starts with Banks and Debt
- — James Schneider (@schneiderhome)Tue, Feb 23 2016 17:22:16
The Hitchhiker's Guide to Economics
Another initiative arising from Labour's new left is the #PeoplesPPE which held a conference/symposium called "The Hitchhiker's Guide to Economics" with Yanis Varofakis, Mufti Abdur Rahman, & Anne Pettifor. The speakers had 15 minutes each and the remainder of the session was a Q&A.
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