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As the World Bank and IMF sound the alarm on debts driven sky high by Covid-19 in some of the world’s poorest nations,...

A pedestrian wearing a face mask, as a preventive measure against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), walks past posters on the street that read "No to the payment of the debt. Break with the IMF", in Buenos Aires, Argentina May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Since the early 2000s, Argentina has been forced into a cycle of debt and austerity. Nick Dearden presents...

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Clueless central banks? A trade war? Southern debt overload? Leading economists including Jayati Ghosh, ...

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Ten years after the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, Yohann Koshy takes stock of what...

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For Martin Jacques, 2008 represented the end of the Western-dominated financial system and the beginning of...

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We need debt management not reduction, says Dinyar Godrej.

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Petros Diveris asks when money became more important than democracy.

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Greeks need solutions now, not more political wrangling, writes Carl Packman.

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Susan George tells a story that's beyond belief.

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The UN wants to stop billionaire speculators forcing indebted nations like Argentina into default. Britain, the US and Germany...

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The actions of creditors are key to debt crises, argues Dinyar Godrej.

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

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As the creditors get fatter, the innocent are punished. Susan George laments a leadership subservient to big...

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The Private Finance Initiative threatens Britain’s schools and hospitals, writes Kerry-anne Mendoza.

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George Lavender on the US campaign buying up personal debt in order to eliminate it.

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Amy Hall meets Filipino campaigner Lidy Nacpil, who shares her thoughts on floods, solidarity and ramming...

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