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Finance and debt

Article / 27th March 2018

There’s enough stuff to go around, enough for everyone to share in a decent life, so long as we all agree not to want too much. But that implies a process of social maturation on a scale never before seen. Because in order to retain our humanity in the face of limits, we have to confront inequality head on, writes Christopher Ketchammay for Pacific Standard.

Blog / 27th March 2018

If we want to rebuild support for international development, it must be recast as an issue of social justice. The UK Labour Party has thrown down the gauntlet for a radically different approach that aims to tackle inequality, transform the global economy and redistribute wealth and power, writes Nick Dearden.

News / 19th March 2018

The expected rise in US interest rates will increase financial pressures on developing countries already struggling with a 60% jump in their debt repayments since 2014, a leading charity has warned.

Article / 15th March 2018

The global economy is in crisis. The exponential exhaustion of natural resources, declining productivity, slow growth, rising unemployment, and steep inequality, forces us to rethink our economic models. Where do we go from here?

Report / 8th March 2018

One year into the implementation of the 2030 Agenda, the most pressing question is whether the Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be implemented in ways that are universal and integrated, and that protect and even extend human rights.

Article / 5th March 2018

A new World Bank report comparing economic growth among different regions in the world ignores key factors in addressing wealth and inequality in Africa—particularly the wealth that is stashed offshore in developed countries, says economist and author Leonce Ndikumana in an interview with The Real News Network.

News / 27th February 2018

Arguing that only a positive and truly transformative economic agenda will be sufficient to overcome the Republican congressional majority and President Donald Trump, scores of progressive leaders this week endorsed a bold 11-point platform that calls for Medicare for All, tough Wall Street regulation, and a ban on corporate money in elections.

Article / 14th February 2018

CIVICUS speaks with Barbara Adams, senior policy analyst at the Global Policy Forum (GPF), on the problem of private finance within the UN development system, and the need for civil society action in response to these growing trends.

Report / 14th February 2018

The report ‘Justice for People and Planet’ shows how corporate power has been used to repeatedly abuse and violate human and environmental rights, written by Greenpeace with assistance from SOMO.

Article / 14th February 2018

Although wealthy nations like the US and UK satisfy the basic needs of their citizens, they do so at a level of resource use that is far beyond what is globally sustainable. If all seven billion or more people are to live well within the limits of our planet, radical changes are required based on a fairer sharing of resources, explains Daniel O'Neill.