For two years, Murray Edwards College has been presenting talks about capitalism and how it can change and be accepted in society, despite public distrust of the corporate and business world.
There are times the private sector has not operated in the interests of society and its moral behaviour has been questionable. The series of lectures have discussed many aspects of capitalism: Has capitalism run its course? Can capitalism change to meet society's needs?
What can women do to change how Capitalism works?
Julia Rebholz, Dame Pauline Green, Natasha Landell-Mills
Dame Barbara Stocking asks three women: How have you changed capitalism for the better?
From speculative to sustainable finance - can markets do good?
We have seen that financial markets can do harm, but can we fix them to promote social good?
Can Capitalism be Ethical?
Dr Rowan Williams
It is a cultural phenomenon where our relationship with property is central
Capitalism plays out in a theatre performance
Zoë Svendsen, Paul Mason
What can we learn about capitalism from the Arts?
Capitalism and human welfare in the hi-tech/hi-touch world
Lord Adair Turner
Developed economies have shaped our world
Are trade unions essential for reducing income inequality?
There’s nothing new in the idea that labour rights are a factor in reducing income inequality
Can you make capitalism useful for society?
Can capitalism eradicate poverty & mitigate climate change within a generation?
What do they do with our money?
What is the purpose of finance? And does it do more harm than good?
Global and inter-generational inequality
Ben Phillips, Rosamund Urwin
Why does the type of capitalism we have matter so much to the poorest people in the world?
Capitalism & Inequality: Health, Brexit and really taking back control
Kate Pickett, Danny Dorling
Mounting evidence suggests that inequality damages society at all levels