24.07.2009 - Islamic finance to the rescue?
From FT Alphaville: If you saw the BBC’s Newsnight programme on Wednesday July 22 you might have watched (go to 24.50) a somewhat intimidating Paul Mason standing outside the headquarters of RBS in London inviting employees to come and discuss the ethics of usury with him. Motivation for the report: growing religious campaigns in the UK urging the government to enforce usury laws on banks and high-street lenders. Mason was joined by vicars, priests, rabbis and muslim clerics — all seemingly united on the issue...........Full Article: Source