Economy Asks Religious Leaders

A priest, an imam, and a rabbi explain the economics of their religion to us

From fairness, to charity, to poverty, Islam, Christianity, and Judaism have some fascinating ideas about how to run the economy – and they're more similar than you'd think.

We spoke to a rabbi, a priest, and an imam to explain the economic ideas in their religions to us. Here's what they said:

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  • Shit Break

    Minimum wage is a good thing to stop employers ripping people off (although this still happens) but the wage rise each year comes at a price… everything PRE minimum wage rise (April) council tax goes up, internet goes up, you pay more tax, phone bill rpi index rise kicks in, public transport goes up, food goes up… so you really don’t gain anything.