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Grace Blakeley: Recovering from the Corona Crash with a Green New Deal

Posted: 11/01/21 by The Open University

The Corona crisis has devastated lives and economies, disproportionately harming the poorest and most vulnerable in our societies. So how do we build back in ways that enhance prosperity and health?

On Thursday 21st January at 18:30, The Open University Business School hosts a online public lecture with esteemed author and economist Grace Blakeley. She will draw on ideas from her new book, The Corona Crash: How the Pandemic will change capitalism, arguing that the pandemic will reshape the UK and global economies in profound ways. The question is not whether things will change, but how. The time has come to organise for a Green New Deal, one that aligns climate justice with social and economic justice.

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