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It's our economy, stupid!

If the G20 think they can quietly stitch up the world's economy on April 2 they better think again. Protest is mounting, with a massive demonstration planned to coincide with their meeting.…

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New debt tsunami as crisis hits South

Shocking new report on how the crisis is affecting the global South.…

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Yasuní needs a better plan

Should we throw our weight behind President Correa's request that rich countries pay Ecuador not to exploit its oil? Not unreservedly, argues Georgie Donati from the Yasuní Green Gold campaign. .…

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The debt is to the Majority World - and to nature

It's a tangled web the hidden hand of the market weaves when it practices to deceive. There is no alternative to the alternatives.…

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Kleptocracy comes home

David Ransom argues that government by theft is no longer confined to the 'Third World' - nor oligarchy to the former Soviet Union.…

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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.…

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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.…

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The debt clock is ticking...

The US National Debt Clock – a fixture at New York’s Times Square for over twenty years – has recently run out of numbers to display the correct level of national debt which now exceeds a mind-boggling $10 trillion.…

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What's hot and what's (ironically) not

The World Social Forum is a good place to be if you want to get ahandle on the biggest issues that grassroots activists are working on,that communities and movements are resisting, and that we all need totake notice of. This year, the four that really stood out for me are(in no particular order, and making no attempt to be exhaustive, pleaseadd your own!): .…

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Why is Britain siding with the vulture funds?

The UN wants to stop billionaire speculators forcing indebted nations like Argentina into default. Britain, the US and Germany say ‘no’. Tim Jones reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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