Welcome to the jungle

Amy Booth goes to the back of beyond in Bolivia and hears of a surprising migration.

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
Carondelet Palace, official residence and principal workplace of the President of Ecuador.

Ecuador votes to bar politicians from having assets in tax havens

The ‘yes’ vote wins in the first, historic referendum of its kind, writes Alessio Perrone.

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NI 499 - African village - January, 2017

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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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015

Myth 8: Organized labour is regressive

David Ransom argues that the opposite is actually true.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015

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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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015

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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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015

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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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015

'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

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

Myth 1: Austerity will lead to 'jobs and growth'

It's wrong to sell austerity as a cure for economic woes, says Dinyar Godrej.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015

10 economic myths we need to junk

Dinyar Godrej and David Ransom introduce this month's main theme.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015
Stop the Trojan treaty – Brussels 04/02/15.

Sounding the TTIP alarm across the European Union

Canada is the most sued country in the ‘developed’ world, and that should be cause for grave concern, argues Maude Barlow.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015
More than three million Europeans have sign a petition to stop the TTIP.

Global Goals vs TTIP: trading human rights for profit

Three million concerned Europeans signed a petition against a controversial new trade deal that will undermine human rights, explains Mark Dearn.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015

A Mars bar from Tommy Chocolate

The dodgy dealings of bankers and financial traders continue to amaze and appal us. But few people realize that they, rather than governments, control the very creation of money, as Peter Stalker explains.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015

Will humans survive the new economy of the 21st century?

Edouard Tétreau makes the case for a more humane economics.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015
Clockwise from top left: A container ship navigates Miraflores Lock, the first of three locks on the Panama Canal. A woman looks out from a doorway in Panama City’s old quarter, Casco Viejo. A worker at the Cigarros Joyas de Panama factory in La Pintada rolls a cigar. Wooden houses along the seashore of the island of Bocas del Toro. Fishers board their boats in Panama City’s harbour; the city skyline is visible in the background.

Country profile: Panama

Despite the recent boom, the country is still one of glaring inequalities, writes Louisa Reynolds.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015
What should we stand for?

What should we stand for?

Richard Swift considers an alternative to economies based on over-consumption and growth-addiction.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015

Worshippers of the Almighty Invisible Hand

Robert W Parenteau’s satirical look at true believers in the ‘free market’.

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NI 483 - Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion - June, 2015

Action on banks - what you can do

How to get involved... and some inspiration from Spain.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 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.’

Getting away with murder

Susan George tells a story that's beyond belief.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 2015
Ian Taplin.

Too big to jail

Whistleblower Ian Taplin wonders what became of the rule of law.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 2015

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Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
African village February, 2017
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
10 economic myths December, 2015
10 economic myths December, 2015
10 economic myths December, 2015
Paris climate summit November, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion June, 2015
Global banking now May, 2015
Global banking now May, 2015
Global banking now May, 2015
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