New Internationalist

Articles by Peter Stalker

The No-Nonsense Guide to International Migration

An embrace from Silvio Berlusconi is generally best avoided, at any age. But one of the more dubious welcomes he extended earlier this year was to 20,000 or so migrants from Tunisia in an exodus following the Arab spring.’

  • July 12, 2011
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The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Finance

"Risk-taking is after all what you would expect from entrepreneurs, many of whom have not just made huge fortunes but also lost them in spectacular bankruptcies. The real shock was to discover the extent to which banking had evolved into a special case of state-subsidized capitalism that underwrites one-way bets."

  • February 21, 2011
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Day three - demanding work

The circulation of money and what it means for you.

  • April 5, 1984
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Day seven - finding funds

Homing in on the global banking institutions such as the IMF and World Bank.

  • April 5, 1984
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Day one - the seven day economic plan

Only slightly daunted by the size of the task, Peter Stalker sets out to communicate the entire body of economic thought… well, certainly a lot of it…

  • April 5, 1984
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Day two - making money

Time to count the cash.

  • April 5, 1984
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Day four - sizing up inflation

What’s the relation between monetarists and inflation?

  • April 5, 1984
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Day five - a third dimension

Supply and demand in the Third World

  • April 5, 1984
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Day six - trading terms

What about balancing the books?

  • April 5, 1984
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Please do not sponsor this child

Sponsorship of Third World children has now become a major fund-raiser for voluntary agencies; it is a sure-fire way to attract money. But it is not such a good way to spend it.

  • May 1, 1982
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The Fate of Rukmini Prasad

During Indira Gandhi’s ‘Emergency Rule’, Rukmini Prasad was sterilised against her will. Four years later, she gives this interview to the New Internationalist.

  • June 1, 1980
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The Road to Kampuchea

Peter Stalker explains the background to today’s crisis.

  • February 1, 1980
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Food Confusion

Food aid seems to have everything going for it. The only problem is it doesn’t seem to work. PETER STALKER looks at the evidence.

  • December 1, 1979
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Growing Inequality

PETER STALKER looks at the divide between rich and poor in the Third World countryside and at the chances for successful land reform.

  • November 1, 1979
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Land Matters

  • November 1, 1979
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RIUS: Method in his madness

‘I want to read and write,’ a Brazilian peasant once said, so that I can stop being the shadow of other people.’ Communication is essential to self-education and self-reliance. PETER STALKER profiles RIUS, a radical Mexican cartoonist.

  • October 1, 1979
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