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Sub-prime people

What turns a credit crunch into a financial crisis? One reliable signis when people who have always advocated privatization, free marketsand deregulation start demanding - without apology - governmentintervention, hand-outs, even 'nationalization'. People likethemselves, they say, are not to be trusted with money, so they won'tlend it to each other. Government must do it instead.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Debt: I was a brutal banker

Whatwere you doing a decade ago? I was dressed as an international banker,dragging a gang of sackcloth-wearing slaves through the streets ofBirmingham, occasionally stopping to whip them and demand my moneyback. Not for fun, you understand (though it was, rather – apart fromthe fact that my bowler hat itched and my moustache was melting in thesunshine.) We were doing it because the G8 leaders were meeting there,and we were part of the Jubilee 2000 campaign to cancel ‘third world’debt.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Great Rebellion

Or how the poor Majority World has escaped the Great Recession - and why the people of the Arab world might now be joining in. Find out in next month's New Internationalist magazine.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Foreign Aid - the facts

The reasons for giving foreign aid are usually couched in humanitarian language. Our governments contribute food, technical advice, cash loans and grants because they are ostensibly interested in improving the lot of the world's poor. But the actual impulses behind foreign aid are far more complex.…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:09:34 2016
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David Ransom

David Ransom joined New Internationalist in 1989 and wrote on a range of issues, from green justice to the current financial crisis, before he retired in 2009. .…

  • Fri May 26 15:59:07 2017
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The road to meltdown

How did we get here? *David Ransom* takes a global – and historical – look.…

  • Wed Nov 19 19:22:00 2008
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Sustainable security

*Chris Abbott* argues that the ‘long war’ is the wrong war on terror.…

  • Wed Aug 2 02:08:00 2006
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Trade Justice

What is it? *Vanessa Baird* embarks upon a journey of discovery.…

  • Sun Apr 2 01:51:00 2006
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Missing the Millennium Development Goals

All the member states of the UN adopted a Millennium Declaration at a special session of the General Assembly in September 2000…

  • Sat Jan 1 03:45:00 2005
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Equality's Progress

Its been a tough time for equality. But is it really an endangered species, as some have suggested? Vanessa Baird takes stock.…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:52:06 2016
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