Julius sits on the porch of his house in Trenton, New Jersey, looking north at Ewing Township where foreclosure rates are drastically lower.Photo: Jack Crosbie

Home sweet home

Ten years ago the world focused on the US foreclosure crisis as thousands lost their homes in dodgy mortgage deals. Today, the crisis is still a reality for many. Jack Crosbie reports.

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NI 514 - The next financial crisis - July, 2018
Workers labouring on a suspension bridge across the Yangtze River in May 2018.Photo: AFP/Getty Images

China: a post-neoliberal order?

If the global financial crisis symbolized the decline of the West, it also signalled that the future belongs to China – a superpower that ‘understands’ the developing world better than the US, IMF or World Bank, according to Martin Jacques.

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NI 514 - The next financial crisis - July, 2018

The next financial crisis

Clueless central banks? A trade war? Southern debt? Leading economists on where the next crisis might come from...

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NI 514 - The next financial crisis - July, 2018

The carbon bubble

Yohann Koshy looks at the impending catastrophe linking the stock market to climate change.

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NI 514 - The next financial crisis - July, 2018

When the world almost ended

It’s 10 years since the global financial system almost sent the world into a great depression. Yohann Koshy takes stock of what went wrong and where we are now.

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NI 514 - The next financial crisis - July, 2018
Dirty banking in Europe

Dirty banking in Europe

The European Central Bank (ECB) is pumping billions into the economy, resulting in a massive subsidy for oil and gas business and highway construction and car production companies.

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NI 502 - West Papua - Freedom in sight? - May, 2017
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Ending the offshore bonanza

There are ways to change the irresponsible system of tax avoidance, as Niko Block demonstrates.

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NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016

The dictionary of deceit

New Internationalist dissects the language of high finance with low motives.

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NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016
France’s Nuit Debout movement hits the streets in Rennes to protest against a range of social injustices, including tax evasion by the rich and powerful.Photo: ABACA/PA Images

Fox in charge of the hen house

Alain Deneault explains how states legalize tax fraud.

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NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016
When tax gets paid in something as tangible as rice (as it is here in Thaton, Burma) it is much harder to dissimulate ownership and blur the amount owed. But in a globalized post-industrial economy the rich and powerful are much better placed to avoid paying their share and even being self-righteous about it.Photo: James Strachan / Robert Harding

Whose money is it anyway?

Dan Hind explodes the self-righteous excuses of tax cheats.

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NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016

The dissimulation game

Tax avoidance is a worldwide system involving many destinations and layers of financial manipulation. We chart a few of the strands to show who wins and who loses.

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NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016
An oil spill clean-up in the community of Nueva Alianza, in Peru’s northern Amazon region.Photo: Barbara Fraser

The damage done

Tax avoidance has its most pernicious effects in the Global South. Stephanie Boyd reports from Peru.

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Floating on top of the world – a well-heeled client enjoys himself in the infinity pool of the luxurious Marina Bay Sands hotel overlooking Singapore’sfinancial district (where discretion isguaranteed).Photo: Paolo woods & Gabriele Galimberti/INSTITUTE

Tax cheating, easy living

Josh Eisen and Richard Swift tour the offshore world to find out why governments are drowning in debt.

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NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016
The Panama Papers: a podcast special

The Panama Papers: a podcast special

The latest taxcast from the Tax Justice Network discusses the biggest offshore leak in history.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
It’s a lottery

It’s a lottery

Luke Rees explores the degree to which proceeds from the lottery benefit society.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016

Myth 10: Growth is the only way

Dinyar Godrej explains why we need to find another way, fast.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015
Myth 9: Everyone has to pay their debts

Myth 9: Everyone has to pay their debts

We need debt management not reduction, says Dinyar Godrej.

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Illustration: Belle Mellor

Myth 7: Financial regulation will destroy a profitable banking sector

Why should financial markets be accountable only to themselves? asks David Ransom.

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Belle Mellor

Myth 6: Fossil fuels are more economically viable than renewables

Not if you look at the environmental costs, says Dinyar Godrej.

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Myth 5: The private sector is more efficient than the public sector

There is no evidence of greater efficiency, explains Dinyar Godrej.

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'I predict...'

Economists don't always get it right...

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015

Myth 4: Economic migrants are a drain on rich world economies

Migration follows a demand for labour - and benefits the receiving country, writes Dinyar Godrej.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015

Myth 3: Taxing the rich scares off investors and stalls economic performance

Taxation creates prosperity just as much as private enterprise, says David Ransom.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015
Illustration: Belle Mellor

Myth 2: Deficit reduction is the only way out of a slump

Don't rely on those who caused the crash to resolve it, argues David Ransom.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015

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The next financial crisis July, 2018
The next financial crisis July, 2018
The next financial crisis July, 2018
The next financial crisis July, 2018
The next financial crisis July, 2018
West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
The coming war on China December, 2016
The coming war on China December, 2016
The coming war on China December, 2016
The coming war on China December, 2016
The coming war on China December, 2016
The coming war on China December, 2016
The coming war on China December, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola May, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
10 economic myths December, 2015
10 economic myths December, 2015
10 economic myths December, 2015
10 economic myths December, 2015
10 economic myths December, 2015
10 economic myths December, 2015
10 economic myths December, 2015
10 economic myths December, 2015
10 economic myths December, 2015
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