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Located within the City of London, St Paul's Institute seeks to foster an informed Christian response to the most urgent ethical and spiritual issues of our times: equality, stewardship and the meaning of the common good.

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With the help of an audience of 90 students, Harvard Philosophy professor Michael Sandel asks whether globalisation and inequality have eroded the bonds that hold communities together.
In May 2018, St Paul's Institute launched its report 'Fair Pay for Fair Work: A Look at Executive Pay' to consider policy recommendations that would make executive compensation more transparent and more just.
St Paul's Institute hosts a panel discussion looking at the role of work in our lives and our search for meaning in the 21st century.

Can we Organise Cities for Good?

by Richard Blyth

Richard Blyth of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) reflects on ways the built environment implicitly indicates who is welcome in a community. More »

 Richard Blyth

Job Vacancy: Director of St Paul's Institute

by St Pauls Institute

We're recruiting! Would you like to come and work at St Paul's Institute? More »

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Give me your tired, your poor

by Barbara Ridpath

Barbara Ridpath, the former director of St Paul's Institute, reflects on a recent visit to Ellis Island. More »

 Barbara Ridpath

London Living Wage could be the biggest attack on poverty since creation of Welfare State

by Tim Thorlby

The widespread adoption of the Living Wage across London would be the biggest attack on poverty since the foundation of the Welfare State, because it would lift 700,000 people and their families out of poverty. More »

 Tim Thorlby

The Only Constant is Change

by Canon Tricia Hillas

The Reverend Canon Tricia Hillas, Canon Pastor at St Paul's Cathedral shares her heart and vision for St Paul's Institute in a new season of change. More »

Canon Tricia Hillas

Back to the Future?

by Barbara Ridpath

The end of this month marks the end of Barbara Ridpath's tenure as Director of St Paul's Institute. This valedictory article looks back at that time but also forward toward the joys and challenges to come. More »

 Barbara Ridpath

The Globalisation of Indifference

by Barbara Ridpath

Barbara Ridpath, Director of St Paul's Institute, helps us consider how community, commonality and faith communities can act as the antidote to the globalisation of indifference. More »

 Barbara Ridpath

Calling all Students

by St Pauls Institute

Would you like to be in conversation with public philosopher Michael Sandel? More »

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Companies and Companionship

by Richard Ellis

Guest commentator Richard Ellis explores how we, as citizens, could help UK corporate public limited companies (PLCs) get back on track. More »

 Richard Ellis
Democracy, Free Movement and the Common Good
Frank Field urges Archbishop of Canterbury to step in to protect Wonga borrowers
www.telegraph.co.uk

The Archbishop of Canterbury has been urged to intervene in the administration of Wonga to ensure that poor people are not ripped off further.

Welby - Taxes must rise to tackle 'unjust economy'
https://bbc.in/2NOFLDg

The Archbishop of Canterbury has called for a fundamental rethink of how the economy works, including more public spending and higher taxes on technology giants and the wealthy.

MPs to probe Carney over extension of Bank of England role
https://bbc.in/2oEbrAm

The governor of the Bank of England will be quizzed over his future when he appears before a parliamentary committee on Tuesday.

Wonga collapses into administration
www.theguardian.com

Payday loan company was struggling under a welter of customer compensation claims

Wonga payday firm stops offering new loans
https://bbc.in/2NAjJEh

Payday lender Wonga has said it is no longer accepting new loan applications as it teeters on the brink of collapse.

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