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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

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

Forget about winning, Lefties

Shimri Zameret on why he thinks national struggles for social justice are failing to bring true international solidarity among workers.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Economics Trade Unions Work

Argument: Is it time to ditch the pursuit of economic growth?

Economist and author Dan O’Neill and journalist and author Daniel Ben-Ami go head-to-head.

Filed in: Economics Environment Sustainability

PODCAST: Offshore Leaks

The Taxcast is back to discuss tax secrecy, the G20’s endorsement of transparency, Luxembourg, Austria and India.

Filed in: Austria Economics India Luxemburg Politics

Interactive timeline: 40 years of New Internationalist

Four decades of independent journalism and the social and environmental movements which inspired it.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Economics Equality Media Poverty Women

PODCAST: risky tax havens

The Taxcast on the Cyprus crisis, a surprise for Britain’s affiliates and the corporate tax inspector frustrated at corruption.

Filed in: Cyprus Economics United Kingdom

PODCAST: Banks too big to prosecute?

The latest podcast from Tax Justice Network on banks, Starbucks and reforming the tax system.

Filed in: Activism Economics Finance

The super-corporate pinball wizards

Could we be on the brink of the next financial crisis? We will be if mega-corporations have their way, says Tom Moriarty.

Filed in: Corporations Economics United Kingdom

The one man peace mission

No money, no carbon, no passport: Emma Fordham on Earthian, who rejected his identity then set off from London to Iraq.

Filed in: Economics Iraq Peace United Kingdom

Country Profile: Peru

Peru is said to be booming but the poor would never know it. Stephanie Boyd reports.

Filed in: Economics Peru

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