Illustration: Emma Peer

Seriously?

In too deep, by Husna Ara.

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NI 541 - The cost of living crisis - January, 2023
Activists from the Platform for People Affected by Mortgages (PAH) hold up signs – ‘500,000 foreclosures’, ‘Organized Citizens’ – at a protest in Barcelona, May 2014.Photo: Matthias Oesterle/Alamy

Debtors unite

Spain’s human shields against evictions, by Luke Stobart.

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NI 541 - The cost of living crisis - January, 2023
Women sift stones for building material at the abandoned slagheap of the Chinese-owned Luanshya Copper Mine, in Kitwe, Zambia.Photo: Joerg Boethling/Alamy

Structural adjustment 2.0

As the International Monetary Fund keeps pushing austerity, Zambian journalist Zanji Valerie Sinkala explores whether that’s really a solution to her country’s economic woes.

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NI 541 - The cost of living crisis - January, 2023
Cost of living - The Facts

Cost of living - The Facts

Inflation, poverty and hunger, debt, profit and inequality.

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NI 541 - The cost of living crisis - January, 2023
Action & info

Action & info

Initiatives, action, and further reading on the cost of living.

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NI 541 - The cost of living crisis - January, 2023
Protestors in Panama City in July 2022 demand the government puts a ceiling on the price of fuel, food and medicines.Photo: Erick Marciscano/Reuters/Alamy

Whodunnit?

As the cost of living crisis becomes entrenched, Nick Dowson examines the scene of the crime, tracks down the culprits and proposes a route to resolution.

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NI 541 - The cost of living crisis - January, 2023
Floods have devastated Pakistan, displacing millions and demonstrating the increasingly volatile impacts of the climate crisis. Here rural villagers are pictured using boats to access their homes on 13 September 2022.Photo: Akhtar Soomro/Reuters/Alamy

Cancel the debt

Report from Pakistan by Farooq Tariq.

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NI 540 - Land rights - November, 2022
Cyclone Idai survivor Enia Joaquin Luis, 11, wakes up beside her sister Luisa, 6 – both enveloped by plastic sheeting in Buzi, Mozambique.Photo: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty

Mozambique: ‘I will not pay’

Mozambican campaigners call for debt cancellation.

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NI 520 - The right to the city - July, 2019
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

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
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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
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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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015
Robber banking baron: Ricardo Salgado, former chief executive of collapsed Banco Espirito Santo. The poster in Lisbon, Portugal, says: ‘It’s hard to be a banker these days.’Francisco Seco/AP/Press Association Images

Getting away with murder

Susan George tells a story that's beyond belief.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 2015
Rise up! Action and resources on debt ICAN

Rise up! Action and resources on debt

Fired up? Here’s were to get more info and tool up to fight the global debt scam.

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NI 464 - Debt - a global scam - July, 2013
Faces of dissent: revolutionary graffiti in Cairo.Jubilee Debt Campaign

Fight debt: altogether now!

Debt is used to break nations. But resistance is fertile – and the North could learn a few lessons from the South, argues Nick Dearden.

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NI 464 - Debt - a global scam - July, 2013
Merkel the puppeteer: a mural in Lisbon, Portugal, depicts the Portuguese Prime Minister and Foreign Minister as the German Chancellor’s playthings.Rafael Marchante/Reuters

Debt, austerity, devastation: it’s Europe’s turn

The austerity prescription fattens the creditors and punishes the innocent. Susan George laments a leadership subservient to the desires of finance.

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NI 464 - Debt - a global scam - July, 2013

Debt – The Facts

At any given time countries both owe debts and have them owing to them. Who owes what and what's the bigger crisis – foreign or domestic debt.

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NI 464 - Debt - a global scam - July, 2013
Let us prey

Let us prey

Vulture funds buy up ‘bad’ debt owed by countries in distress and aggressively sue for full payment, plus compound interest.

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NI 464 - Debt - a global scam - July, 2013

Debt – a global scam

The standard response to the current financial crisis has been to punish the presumed debtors. Are the creditors blameless, then? asks Dinyar Godrej.

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NI 464 - Debt - a global scam - July, 2013

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The cost of living crisis January, 2023
The cost of living crisis January, 2023
The cost of living crisis January, 2023
The cost of living crisis January, 2023
The cost of living crisis January, 2023
The cost of living crisis January, 2023
Land rights November, 2022
Railways September, 2022
The right to the city July, 2019
The next financial crisis July, 2018
The next financial crisis July, 2018
The coming war on China December, 2016
10 economic myths December, 2015
Global banking now May, 2015
Debt - a global scam July, 2013
Debt - a global scam July, 2013
Debt - a global scam July, 2013
Debt - a global scam July, 2013
Debt - a global scam July, 2013
Debt - a global scam July, 2013
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