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Free trade, fiscal rules, financial contingency planning…there are a lot of ‘f’ words in economics, and all the jargon makes most of us just switch off. Yet we know that understanding the economy could really help us as we try to improve the world around us. That’s why at Economy we’ve cut out the boring bits to bring you economics classes with a twist. Sessions explore everything from why housing is so expensive to how economics can help us address the climate crisis. And we don’t just look at economic problems that we face, we look at practical solutions too. We’ve even been featured in The Guardian!

Most of our workshops are free to attend, and you don’t need to have any previous knowledge of economics to get involved.

We run events all over the UK, although all our workshops and courses have been moved online during the coronavirus pandemic.

I know today’s the last lesson, and I thought “Oh what a shame! Before this I probably wasn’t tapping into this type of topic- I’ve gained a lot of awareness.”

Karen, Manor House Crash Course participant

Shift Birmingham – Applications open now

Economy does long-term work to build power with people experiencing economic injustice through collectively understanding, reimagining and changing the economy.

On Wednesday 1st February at 3pm join Economy online as we launch our new five year strategy. Learn about how we can work together to enable those who experience economic injustice to understand the economy and shape a fairer, more sustainable alternative together.

At the launch we’ll talk you through our plans for the coming years and explain how you or your organisation can get involved in this work. We’ll hear from some friends of Economy about how our work has supported them over recent times, giving you a flavour of what’s to come. You’ll get a chance to connect with other attendees, and we also have a little surprise for you up our sleeve…

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