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Finance and debt

Blog / 5th February 2018

Growing inequality is not inevitable; it is created socially. If elites are at all serious about tackling the growing gap between the super rich and the rest of us, they know what they have to do - but who will act? By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram for IPS News.

Blog / 5th February 2018

Measuring humanity’s ecological footprint is essential for keeping its demands within the planet’s biocapacity, a minimum requirement for sustainability, writes Mathis Wackernagel from the Global Footprint Network.

News / 2nd February 2018

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) was formed in 1945 to ensure the stability of the international monetary system. The letter below to IMF Directors has been signed by more than 50 prestigious economists and development specialists, concerned on IMF’s social protection and labour reforms.

News / 2nd February 2018

国際通貨基金(IMF)は、国際通貨システムの安定を確保するために1945年に設立されました。 以下のIMF理事への手紙は、IMFの社会的保護と労働改革を懸念して、50人以上の著名な経済学者と開発専門家によって署名されています。

Report / 23rd January 2018

Eighty two percent of the wealth generated last year went to the richest one percent of the global population, while the 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world saw no increase in their wealth, according to a new Oxfam report.

Blog / 9th January 2018

The U.N. finds growing numbers of Americans are living in the most impoverished circumstances. How did we get here? asks Premilla Nadasen.

Blog / 9th January 2018

Will Iran listen to groups like the IMF or the voice of its people? Unless the country deals with basic economic concerns and inequality, the frustrations will continue to simmer, writes Negin Owliaei.

Blog / 2nd January 2018

The distributive concept of the 21st century is not about redistribution, but about sharing the sources of wealth from the start. An interview with Kate Raworth, by Triodos bank.

Article / 22nd December 2017

A new dedicated website by the P2P Foundation explains the meaning of and relationship between the Commons and peer-to-peer (P2P) frameworks, and details how a growing movement for a commons transition is poised to reinvigorate labor, politics, production, and carework – from both an interpersonal and environmental perspective.

Report / 18th December 2017

極度の貧困と人権に関する国連特別報告者のフィリップ・アルストン氏によると、世界で最も豊かな国の一つであり「機会の国」である米国は急速に不平等の擁護者になりつつあります。