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Finance and debt

Article / 28th September 2017

'A sensible and effective foreign policy recognizes that our safety and welfare is bound up with the safety and welfare of others around the world.' By Bernie Sanders.

Report / 18th September 2017

Fifty years ago, at New York’s Riverside Church, Martin Luther King made a passionate plea for a more equal, more just, more peaceful and more dignified world. Calling for “a radical revolution of values”, King concluded: “We must rapidly begin … the shift from a thing-oriented society to a person-oriented society.

Blog / 13th September 2017

Following the 2007-2008 global financial crisis and the Great Recession in its wake, the ‘new normal’ in monetary policy has been abnormal.

Article / 13th September 2017

In considering the essential problem of how to produce and distribute material wealth, virtually all of the great economists in Western history have ignored the significance of the commons—the shared resources of nature and society that people inherit, create and utilize.

News / 22nd August 2017

Prišel je čas, ko moramo v milijonskem številu demonstrirati, ne proti temu ali onemu, temveč na temelju volje do dobrega in sočutja, ki opredeljujeta, kdo v resnici smo. Kajti v slehernem človeškem srcu je vgrajena ljubezen in modrost celotnega človeštva. - Mohammed Mesbahi

Article / 14th August 2017

There is still hope of restoring finance to the role of servant to, and not master of, economies and regions. But for that to happen the public must realise that citizens can exercise economic power over global financial markets. The people must lead, so that leaders can follow, writes Ann Pettifor for Red Pepper magazine.

Blog / 14th August 2017

To truly flourish, the circular economy needs to be part of a bigger effort to tackle economic growth, wasteful consumerism and undemocratic power structures in the global economy. It needs to be geared to the real needs of all people, rather than the excessive consumption of a few, writes Micha Narberhaus and Joséphine von Mitschke-Collande.

Article / 1st August 2017

'Non possiamo parlare dell’importanza della condivisione senza percepire gli effetti distruttivi per l’umanità della commercializzazione dilagante. Fintanto che viviamo in una società che é ciecamente guidata dalle forze della commercializzazione, il principio della condivisione sarà sempre periferico.’ 

Report / 25th July 2017

For too long aid spending has been driven by notions of charity, national self-interest, and an ideological belief that free markets and multinational business can solve the world’s problems. A new progressive vision for UK aid is urgently needed—re-focused on principles of social justice and the need to redistribute economic and political power in the world. This report lays out the key ways in which this can be achieved, by Global Justice Now.

Article / 25th July 2017

The Asian financial crisis started 20 years ago and the global financial crisis and recession 9 years back. When a new global financial crisis strikes, the developing countries will be more damaged than in the last crisis as they have become less resilient and more vulnerable. They thus need to prepare from being overwhelmed.