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David Ransom

David Ransom joined New Internationalist in 1989 and has led on a range of issues from green justice to the current financial crisis. He was a close friend of Blair Peach, once worked as a banker in Uruguay and currently lives on a barge on the waterways of England’s West Country. His publications include License to Kill on the death of Blair Peach in 1979 and The No Nonsense Guide to Fair Trade. He also co-edited, with Vanessa Baird, People First Economics.…

  • Thu Jul 1 03:00:00 2010
  • Rank: 100

Shereen Usdin

Shereen Usdin…

  • Thu Jul 1 03:00:00 2010
  • Rank: 100

Food fights

Government purchases of local or sustainable food is much talked about, but it’s hard to name a handful of places where it’s policy, and harder still, where the policy is implemented.…

  • Mon Jul 6 08:53:00 2009
  • Rank: 100

Naked Emperors

It’s time to ask some very basic questions, like: What are banks for? What are houses for? What’s credit for? What’s the economy for? Or, for that matter, what’s the environment for? Vanessa Baird suggests a 10-point economic detox programme.…

  • Wed Apr 1 03:36:00 2009
  • Rank: 100

Dominica

Dominica is a small island both in population and size…

  • Sat Aug 2 01:01:00 2008
  • Rank: 100

Bust! the gambling boom

*David Ransom* finds a likeness between the addictions of gambling and the speculative impulses of capitalism.…

  • Sun Jun 1 22:27:00 2008
  • Rank: 100

Cuba

Experimenting with capitalism in Cuba…

  • Thu Nov 1 12:32:00 2007
  • Rank: 100

Antigua and Barbuda

When new Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer moved into Antigua’s government offices in 2004, his predecessors had bequeathed him a scene of desolation…

  • Fri Jun 1 10:45:00 2007
  • Rank: 100

Porter’s plight

Bearing the backpacking burden in the Nepali Himalayas.…

  • Tue May 1 10:55:00 2007
  • Rank: 100

On the people's account

*New Internationalist* campaigners explore alternative banking and resources.…

  • Wed Aug 2 02:01:00 2006
  • Rank: 100

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