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Debt

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Debt, austerity, devastation: it’s Europe’s turn

As the creditors get fatter, the innocent are punished. Susan George laments a leadership subservient to big business.

Filed in: Arms Debt Economics Europe Military Politics Structural Adjustment

Debt – The Facts

At any given time countries both owe debts and have them owing to them. Who owes what and what’s the bigger crisis – foreign or domestic debt.

Filed in: Debt Economics Finance Politics World Bank

Debt – a global scam

The actions of creditors are key to debt crises, argues Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Debt Economics Finance Globalization Politics Society

Handing over public services to the banks

The Private Finance Initiative threatens Britain’s schools and hospitals, writes Kerry-anne Mendoza.

Filed in: Activism Debt Economics Education Politics Society United Kingdom

You are not a loan

George Lavender on the US campaign buying up personal debt in order to eliminate it.

Filed in: Activism Debt Economics United States

‘We were wrong to think the environment could wait’

Amy Hall meets Filipino campaigner Lidy Nacpil, who shares her thoughts on floods, solidarity and ramming home the climate-change message.

Filed in: Climate Change Debt Philippines

EU summit is another failure for ‘austerity’

Michael Burke considers the likely fallout from Cameron having crossed a line that even Thatcher feared to tread.

Filed in: Debt Finance Politics

Strike!

On Wednesday, Britain saw its biggest strikes for 85 years, sounding a note of challenge to the government’s austerity drive, reports Michael Pooler.

Filed in: Activism Debt Trade Unions

The Euro debt crisis: bailout or default?

Stergios Skaperdas and David Olive wrangle over the best strategy for Greece and beyond - read their arguments and join the debate.

Filed in: Debt Greece

Time to tackle tax havens

With tax evasion costing the world more than $3.1 trillion every year, the urgency of tackling tax havens has never been greater, reports Tess Riley.

Filed in: Debt Economics Finance

A Greek tragi-farce

Katerina Kitidi looks back over the recent political twists and turns that have beleaguered Greece.

Filed in: Debt Democracy Economics Finance Greece Politics

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