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Forget Flowers: it’s time to save our bank

The Co-op Bank has a proud past; as bondholders prepare to vote on a rescue package, Ryan Brightwell looks at the campaign to make sure it has an ethical future.

Filed in: Activism Economics England Finance

Tax haven stand-off

As representatives from Britain’s Overseas Territories gather for a summit in London, campaigners are calling on these tax havens to clean up their act.

Filed in: England Finance

PODCAST: The David and Goliath story of tax collection

In October’s Taxcast, Naomi Fowler finds out that Swiss villagers are sending profits from a mining company to humanitarian projects…

Filed in: Corporations Economics Finance Wealth

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

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

When will the world’s financial powers learn?

Conditions imposed by the IMF and World Bank increase inequality and show little regard for marginalized people, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Australia Finance Greece India Indigenous Peoples Poverty

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

Barclays ends food speculation

Campaigners have welcomed the move to pull out of speculative deals with hedge funds which made the company up to £278 million in 2012.

Filed in: Activism Finance Food

PODCAST: Vanessa Baird and Owen Jones on the feral rich

The super rich are gaining from the economic crisis while the poor get the blame – what can be done to stop them?

Filed in: Class Equality Finance Globalization Politics Poverty Society Wealth

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