On this day 25 years ago, the Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa calling on Muslims to execute everyone involved in the publication of Salman Rushdie’s 1988 novel The Satanic Verses.
Author Archives: Carl Packman
Carl Packman examines Respublica’s new report on civic finance and the commercial potential of Community Development Finance Institutions.
There are several problems with Galloway’s entry into the debate surrounding Maajid Nawaz.
Mainstream banking facilities have all but disappeared from low income areas. The Bank of Salford offers an alternative model.
Competitor banks to shake up the system should primarily have community interests as its focus. What Miliband is signalling at today is a good first move.
The campaign to tackle the payday lending sector has been gifted another small victory today as the Department for Business, Innovation, and Skills publishes a report calling for more focussed regulatory attention to the sector.
In the UK 12 per cent of people do not have access to a bank account.
Carl Packman reviews the Ringtone and the Drum by Mark Weston.
Wonga are on a mission to pull the wool over our eyes on their very expensive credit product and the customers who they serve.