Molly Scott Cato

Green economics expert Molly Scott Cato’s monthly take on current economics and its green, sustainable and ecological alternatives

Molly Scott Cato

The tao of work

Molly Scott Cato
| 19th June 2009
The whole notion of a 'work/life balance' is a symptom of how divided we have become from what makes our lives meaningful, and what brings home the bacon

Read Article

StrugglingforEire.jpg

Struggling for Éire

Molly Scott Cato
| 11th May 2009
If it is not to be choked by debt and taxes, Ireland must return to the self-sufficient, localised vision of one of its founding fathers

Read Article

PIGGIE-Main.jpg

Life and debt

Molly Scott Cato
| 23rd April 2009
This budget season, and so a short perambulation around the vexed question of the national debt seems in order. As a nation we've been living with debt for more the 300 years now, since 1694 to be precise, when Scottish privateer William Paterson persuaded the government of the time that creating £1.2 million of IOUs would get them out of their spending difficulties.

Read Article

Monopoly_MAIN.jpg

An end to monopoly money

Molly Scott Cato
Martin Large
| 1st November 2008
Creating cash should not be the responsibility of the private banking system, but of the common wealth. Let’s get mutual, urge Molly Scott Cato and Martin Large

Read Article

Molly_Scott_Cato

Not so much 'green' as 'cabbage looking'

Molly Scott Cato
| 22nd March 2007
Gordon Brown's Budget was disappointing. But not just because of its economic niceties. It fails to address key issues which have become taboo amongst economists - money, debt and economic growth. Molly Scott Cato, a green economist and Senior Lecturer in Social Economy at the Cardiff School of Management, addresses all three...

Read Article