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The First World Debt Crisis

Some random thoughts on how the crisis migrated from 'Third' to 'Second' and now 'First' worlds - and has run out of runway.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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 purpose of aid

The Aid Debate continues with Teresa Hayter challenging a cherished premise .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Population and Progress - the Facts

A survey of world population trends, and a guide to national demographic statistics.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:54:00 2016
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Keeping the patient alive

*Wayne Ellwood* holds the aid elixir up to the light and asks whether it can ever be the cure for underdevelopment.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:54:00 2016
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The draining away of aid

The *New Internationalist* sketches some of the drains en route, and just where the flows end up.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:54:00 2016
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An NI Map

An NI Map…

  • Tue Jul 5 08:01:01 1994
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One in a billion: born on a Mumbai commuter train

Neither monsoon nor gender can put a dampener on surprise birth, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Staying sane in a mad world

The world can be a distressing place. Iris Gonzales meets the organizers of a stress and trauma workshop and learns some techniques for survival.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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