As the World Bank and IMF sound the alarm on debts driven sky high by Covid-19 in some of the world’s poorest nations, Nick Dearden explains why debt ‘relief’ will not cut it – we need system change.
Since the early 2000s, Argentina has been forced into a cycle of debt and austerity. Nick Dearden presents solutions to this coercive, financialized system.
Danny Chivers reports on the movements making links between international debt and the climate crisis in a bold and imaginative way.
Senegalese development economist Ndongo Samba Sylla speaks to Hazel Healy about why he thinks ‘neo-colonialism’ is an outdated term.
Cancel the debt, or let the Bretton Woods group profit from climate disaster, writes Farooq Tariq.
Economies in a tailspin will need a different vision to steady them, believes Dinyar Godrej.
Join us on Monday 25 September to discuss the growing demands for debt cancellation, and climate reparations alongside special guests.
Clueless central banks? A trade war? Southern debt overload? Leading economists including Jayati Ghosh, Cédric Durand and others speculate on where the next crisis might come from...
Why is hunger growing in a country known as an agricultural powerhouse? Amy Booth reports from Buenos Aires.
As 2020 draws to an end, we look at the journalism which spoke most to our readers.
Carillion highlights how disastrous these can be – this policy must stop, argues Jenny Nelson.
Using market mechanisms will just push the burden onto those least responsible, say Harpreet Kaur Paul and Harjeet Singh.
For Martin Jacques, 2008 represented the end of the Western-dominated financial system and the beginning of a Chinese century.
A new aerial cabaret show explores the housing crisis and the debts of home. Amy Hall reports.
How can we phase out fossil fuels in a way that works for people everywhere? The historic Cochabamba People’s Agreement offers a way forward, argues Max Ajl.
Ten years after the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, Yohann Koshy takes stock of what went wrong and where we are.
Curious about addressing the legacies of colonialism? Whether you prefer in-person of virtual events, we’ve got you covered.
What would be the cost of reparations for the transatlantic slave trade and ongoing support of fossil fuels? Sahar Shah and Harpreet Kaur Paul explore the Lloyd’s insurance market.
It’s essential work yet it is undervalued across the world. Amy Hall makes the case for putting care front and centre.