New Internationalist

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The clock is ticking for Somalis’ remittance lifeline

Barclays’ Somali Money Transfer Operators closure at the end of this month will devastate the poor, writes Farhan Hassan.

Filed in: Economics Poverty Somalia

Zero-hour contracts shame British universities

Short term targets are being pursued by senior managers leaving staff insecure and overworked, says Roger Seifert.

Filed in: Economics England Scotland Wales Work

PODCAST: Time to make the polluter pay

In the latest Taxcast, Naomi Fowler investigates tensions in Gibraltar and the environmental cost of business.

Filed in: Economics Environment Gibraltar Politics

PODCAST: Who needs the OECD, the G8 or the G20?

The Taxcast explores the latest action plan for tackling tax avoidance and what governments could do now – without any more summits.

Filed in: Economics Finance Politics

Argentina pulls more growth out of the bag

Red faces for pundits as maverick economics trumps – again. Vanessa Baird reflects.

Filed in: Argentina Economics Finance Politics

Fancy some direct action? Join UK Uncut at HSBC

Jamie Kelsey-Fry argues that Britain is slowly becoming a country of activists as anti-austerity group challenges tax avoidance on the high street. 

Filed in: Activism Democracy Economics Politics Society United Kingdom

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

Argument: Can shopping be a form of activism?

Neal Lawson and Ruth Potts, both campaigners and writers, go head-to-head.

Filed in: Economics Ethical Consumerism

Facing the vultures

Argentina is not in the habit of being cowed by international pressure and financial big-hitters – or by proponents of austerity. Vanessa Baird reports.

Filed in: Argentina Corporations Economics Environment Finance Mining Politics

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