Posts Tagged ‘money

18
Feb
10

Is it good to give?

Hi – I’m Polly, one of the International Journalism MA students from Cornwall, UK, who will be taking part in the World Have Your Say programme next week…here is my first blog.

I wonder how many of you have donated to charity recently?

Just eight days after the earthquake hit Haiti, donations in excess of $305 million had been received and are still pouring in now. Continue reading ‘Is it good to give?’

22
Oct
09

Fat cats ; time to go on a diet…

How would you react to a 90 per cent pay cut ?

wall street sign

leaders of  the seven companies that received bailout cash from the US government, will have to cut their salaries.

  Is this a big triumph for the little taxpayer in the midst of a downturn where unemployment rates are shooting up through the roof? Like this blogger suggests?

Continue reading ‘Fat cats ; time to go on a diet…’

25
Sep
08

On air: Is making big money immoral?

Emergency talks are continuing in the US over securing the seven hundred billion dollar rescue package for the US economy. While in the UK the Church of England’s two most senior clerics have called the bankers and speculators behind the credit crisis “bank robbers” and “asset strippers.” Continue reading ‘On air: Is making big money immoral?’

10
Apr
08

How can you just lose a trillion dollars? Where has it gone?

The International Monetary Fund said this week that losses from the global credit crunch could end up totalling a trillion dollars. But where does that money go? How on earth do you lose a trillion dollars? It’s not like just dropping your wallet on the bus? When one person loses surely another person gains? Continue reading ‘How can you just lose a trillion dollars? Where has it gone?’




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