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Not the only game in town

Remember the 2005 G8 Summit at Gleneagles when rock-stars and NGOs combined to Make Poverty History? The G8 leaders responded with speeches and promises to make massive increases to aid for Africa. Their promises now lie in a broken pile. As the leaders of the Western World gear up for the G8 Summit in the German coastal town of Heiligendamm in early June this year, campaigners are collecting to point out to the G8 and the world that on a range of crucial international issues, they are not the…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Meltdown - and out

Precious time for financial reform has been squandered – but where's the alternative?.…

  • 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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G8 protest shows need for community focused resistance

After demonstrating in Northern Ireland, Jamie Gorman argues that, at a time of flux for social movements, it’s time to ditch the dogma.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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PODCAST: Who needs the OECD, the G8 or the G20?

The Taxcast explores the latest action plan for tackling tax avoidance and what governments could do now – without any more summits.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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G8 mobilizations need solidarity, not stage management

Jamie Gorman was inspired by Belfast’s Big March for a Fairer World, but unimpressed by the image control of the If campaign rally.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Hunger and the 0.7% aid debate

Poor people need aid but it needs to be targeted and the structures that perpetuate global inequality must also be tackled, says Natasha Adams.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Charity or justice

Part of the solution or part of the problem? Mark Curtis takes issue with bingo politics.…

  • Sat Oct 1 08:05:00 2005
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A parliament for the planet

George Monbiot nails his colours to the mast of a directly elected world assembly.…

  • Sat Jan 5 07:01:00 2002
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British aid is helping agribusiness carve up Africa

Instead of lifting people out of poverty, the government is lining the pockets of ruthless global corporations, explains Miriam Ross.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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