New Internationalist


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Occupy, two years on

Jamie Kelsey-Fry reflects on the movement that has united people around the world.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Economics Politics

Violence against protesters in Sudan leaves hundreds dead

Nahla Mahmoud despairs at the Sudanese government’s failure to take the current unrest seriously.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Economics Sudan

PODCAST: The Swiss Shuffle and other tax evasion

In the latest Taxcast, Naomi Fowler discusses Swiss tax avoidance and The Netherlands’ bad reputation…

Filed in: China Economics Netherlands Switzerland

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

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