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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.…

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The Greek referendum dilemma

Petros Diveris asks when money became more important than democracy.…

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Time to tackle tax havens

With tax evasion costing the world more than $3.1 trillion every year, the urgency of tackling tax havens has never been greater, reports Tess Riley.…

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Greece and European unity

This month the Tax Justice Network looks at how Greece ended up with more austerity despite a popular 'No' vote against it.…

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Greece in debt bondage: the people will pay

The proposed bond swap agreement will do nothing to help the country but plenty to line the pockets of the rich, says Katerina Kitidi.…

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Death in Athens

Constantine Callaghan has filed this news report from Greece where the government has passed another round of strangling austerity measures amid violent public protest.…

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Will Argentina go into default on Monday?

The US supreme court’s decision to back vulture funds could damage all indebted economies. Vanessa Baird reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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