• Features

    The Vicar of Wall St

    by  • May 15, 2011 • Fairfax NZ, Features • 0 Comments

    From the pulpit of his church in Manhattan, the Rev James Herbert Cooper has criticised the worst excesses of the global financial crisis. But can religion really help fix the economy? Wall Street is the world’s most famous thoroughfare, a street synonymous with great wealth, Gordon Gekko and the adage that greed is good....

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    A very civil servant

    by  • August 11, 2010 • Features, The Guardian • 0 Comments

    A belief that there shouldn’t be profit in public service has led one former council chief executive to pledge a £100,000 redundancy payout back to the public, but it’s also a break with the past, he says. Jim McKenna is not, he insists, a saint. He is, in his own words, an “ordinary” guy...

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    Public bodies that change family fortunes

    by  • June 7, 2010 • Features, The Guardian • 0 Comments

    A pioneering project in north London shows the value of getting public agencies to work together. But having one person ‘go into bat’ for vulnerable families is just as important. Angela, a cute one-year-old with tight pigtails, plays placidly amongst the scattered toys in the Packington Estate’s children’s centre in north London. A year...

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