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    The Steady State Economy Discussion

    How Can Education Help To Shape A Steady State Culture ? A Discussion Paper

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    Education as Human Development

    Downloadable document framing education and learning in terms of human development

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    Crime, Punishment and Faith in Change

    Podcast exploring the issues of crime, punishment, concepts of rehabilitation and forgiveness

Next Ragged University Events...

10th December 2023 Edinburgh: Come along to The Outhouse (12A Broughton Street Lane, Edinburgh) at 4 pm for a talk on ‘How and why did a religious country like Scotland in 17th and 18th centuries, get involved in slavery and how was it eventually ended?' by Kate Phillips.  For more information CLICK HERE

Some economics resources and links...

How London became the dirty money capital of the world | Financial Times Film

Robert Jenkins’ Partial List of Banking Misdeeds

Nicholas Shaxon's Treasure Islands; Uncovering the Damage of Offshore Banking and Tax Havens

Nicholas Shaxson on his book 'The Finance Curse'

Full Circle & Nicholas Shaxson: Treasure Islands, tax havens and more

HMRC Annual Measuring tax gaps 2022 edition

The Balanced Economy Project

The Panama Papers: Exposing The Rogue Offshore Finance

Tax Justice Network

Transparency International

Research Clinic - Online Investigation and Training with Paul Myers

Click here for DIY notes to doing 'Ragged University'; it is a practice, not an organisation

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Collective punishment is a war crime


Introduction to International Criminal Law (Part I)


Introduction to International Criminal Law (Part 2)

The Peer Led Teaching of the Ragged Schools

The peer led teaching methods developed by Andrew Bell and Joseph Lancaster were principal means for developing the Ragged Schools movement. Before education was free for everyone in Britain, there were Ragged Schools. Beginning in the 18th century, philanthropists started Ragged Schools to help the disadvantaged towards a better life. During the 19th century, more people began to worry about neglected children and more schools were opened. These early Ragged Schools were started by merchants and communities and staffed by volunteers.
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