Roundup: Development, market economy, being green, jazz

Roundup: Development, market economy, being green, jazz

Human Development Index 2011

Warnings for the future.

Former top London banker sees moral disaster in market economy

A former top London banker, weighing into a protest movement in Britain against abuses and excesses of modern capitalism, said on Sunday the market economy had lost “its moral foundations with disastrous consequences”.

St Paul’s report links City’s ethical decline to Big Bang reforms

Canon who quit in protest over threatened eviction at St Paul’s argues computer-driven trading eroded personal responsibility.

Being green is God’s work

All Bible-reading Christians should be ‘‘greenies’’ because ‘‘creation carries the imprint of the maker’’, says the head of World Vision Australia, the Rev. Tim Costello.

Without jazz, I’d be dead

It was a transporting performance, a meditation on the dark night of the soul and the theology of the body, and I was almost lifted out of my seat.


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