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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,...

Protesters against Argentina’s hunger crisis gather for a brew, 5 September 2019.  ​They had camped out overnight in front of the Ministry of Social Development in Buenos Aires. CAROL SMILJAN/NURPHOTO/PA

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Why is hunger growing in a country known as an agricultural powerhouse? Amy Booth reports from Buenos Aires...

President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, a critic of Western influence over his country, meets with US President John F Kennedy. There may have been smiles all around but Nkrumah’s cards were marked. ABBIE ROWE/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

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Poverty between – and within – nations doesn’t just exist. It is created and needs constant maintenance. 

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Over a dozen countries saw millions take to the streets this year. Richard Swift asks if these mass revolts...

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Using market mechanisms will just push the burden onto those least responsible, say Harpreet Kaur...

Passengers at Clapham Junction, south London. According to a 2017 Legatum Institute poll 76 per cent of British passengers want the railways in public ownership.

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Nick Dowson dismantles the notion that the private sector does things better.

IMF and World Bank meetings

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Lidy Nacpil disputes the World Bank’s claim that it’s now fighting inequality.

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Petros Diveris asks when money became more important than democracy.

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Greeks need solutions now, not more political wrangling, writes Carl Packman.

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Naomi Fowler explains how the International Monetary Fund has become an unlikely advocate for tax justice...

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Colin Cook relates a modern-day parable to explain the failures of our economic system.

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James Elliott investigates the party that promises to...

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

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

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Conditions imposed by the IMF and World Bank increase inequality and show little regard for marginalized people, writes...

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Contradictions and extremes on an island country 'invented by colonization'.

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