New Internationalist


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Argentina pulls more growth out of the bag

Red faces for pundits as maverick economics trumps – again. Vanessa Baird reflects.

Filed in: Argentina Economics Finance Politics

Fancy some direct action? Join UK Uncut at HSBC

Jamie Kelsey-Fry argues that Britain is slowly becoming a country of activists as anti-austerity group challenges tax avoidance on the high street. 

Filed in: Activism Democracy Economics Politics Society United Kingdom

Debt, austerity, devastation: it’s Europe’s turn

As the creditors get fatter, the innocent are punished. Susan George laments a leadership subservient to big business.

Filed in: Arms Debt Economics Europe Military Politics Structural Adjustment

Debt – The Facts

At any given time countries both owe debts and have them owing to them. Who owes what and what’s the bigger crisis – foreign or domestic debt.

Filed in: Debt Economics Finance Politics World Bank

Debt – a global scam

The actions of creditors are key to debt crises, argues Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Debt Economics Finance Globalization Politics Society

Argument: Can shopping be a form of activism?

Neal Lawson and Ruth Potts, both campaigners and writers, go head-to-head.

Filed in: Economics Ethical Consumerism

Facing the vultures

Argentina is not in the habit of being cowed by international pressure and financial big-hitters – or by proponents of austerity. Vanessa Baird reports.

Filed in: Argentina Corporations Economics Environment Finance Mining Politics

Handing over public services to the banks

The Private Finance Initiative threatens Britain’s schools and hospitals, writes Kerry-anne Mendoza.

Filed in: Activism Debt Economics Education Politics Society United Kingdom

Forget about winning, Lefties

Shimri Zameret on why he thinks national struggles for social justice are failing to bring true international solidarity among workers.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Economics Trade Unions Work

Argument: Is it time to ditch the pursuit of economic growth?

Economist and author Dan O’Neill and journalist and author Daniel Ben-Ami go head-to-head.

Filed in: Economics Environment Sustainability

PODCAST: Offshore Leaks

The Taxcast is back to discuss tax secrecy, the G20’s endorsement of transparency, Luxembourg, Austria and India.

Filed in: Austria Economics India Luxemburg Politics

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