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Finance and debt

Article / 1st June 2020

「偉大なる平等主義者」であるどころか、COVID-19は社会経済的不平等を露呈させ、深めたとミーラ・カルンナナンサン氏はopenDemocracyに書いています。

 
Article / 7th May 2020

 Far from being the 'great leveller', COVID-19 has exposed and deepened socio-economic inequalities, writes Meera Karunananthan for openDemocracy.

Blog / 24th April 2020

Now is the time for citizens to ensure that world leaders forcefully respond to the COVID-19 crisis in accordance with human rights, write Isabel Ortiz and Walden Bello.

News / 16th April 2020

International aid and development organisations stress that suspending debt payments during a major global economic and health emergency may not be enough to fight the crises. 

Blog / 6th April 2020

The time has come for a massively ambitious plan to overcome the impacts of the coronavirus crisis in developing countries, and on a scale we’ve never seen before in our lifetimes. By Chema Vera from Oxfam International. 

Blog / 23rd March 2020

While the world's richest have seen a dip in their stock holdings, those on the bottom of the wealth scale will bear the heaviest burden of the crisis, writes Max Lawson for inequality.org.

News / 23rd March 2020

Rapid action is needed to head off the risk of a new debt crisis in the world’s poorest countries amid evidence that the Covid-19 pandemic is raising borrowing costs and hitting commodity exports, according to a leading campaign group.

Report / 11th March 2020

Public services play a critical role in advancing human rights and fighting inequality. But growing levels of external public debt threaten the very services on which citizens depend in order to have even a basic standard of living, explains a report by Eurodad.

News / 21st February 2020

A new study has found that as much as a sixth of foreign aid intended for the world's poorest countries has flowed into bank accounts in tax havens owned by elites.

Blog / 13th January 2020

Poorer countries are cutting public spending in response to a “growing debt crisis”, campaigners have warned.