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19.12.2019

After the Argentina debacle, the IMF endorses weakening capital controls in Ecuador

After the Argentina debacle, the IMF endorses weakening capital controls in Ecuador

The IMF is backing a tax reform bill in Ecuador that will enable capital flight and further austerity. Lara Merling for openDemocracy Over the past year, a rebranded IMF returned to Latin America with promises of loan agreements that would be different than the dreaded “structural adjustment programmes”… »

19.12.2019

Why people vote for politicians they know are liars

Why people vote for politicians they know are liars

Stephan Lewandowsky, University of Bristol for The Conversation Britain recently elected a prime minister who unlawfully shut down parliament to escape democratic scrutiny and who tells blatant falsehoods whenever it suits him. Boris Johnson casually denies the presence of media in front of TV cameras and… »

14.12.2019

Establishment journalists have betrayed the ideals of the Fourth Estate

Establishment journalists have betrayed the ideals of the Fourth Estate

The reluctance of senior British journalists to accept their failures has put us all in greater jeopardy. The election result will probably just embolden them. Callum Alexander Scott for openDemocracy 13 December 2019 How unpleasant it has been over the past day to observe senior establishment journalists sit… »

12.12.2019

What an audit of the British empire’s deadly toll in southern Africa would reveal

What an audit of the British empire’s deadly toll in southern Africa would reveal

Wayne Dooling, SOAS, University of London for The Conversation In its 2019 election manifesto, the Labour Party pledged to conduct an “audit of the impact of Britain’s colonial legacy”, with the goal of understanding “our contribution to the dynamics of violence and insecurity across regions previously under… »

01.12.2019

The Tories aren’t the party of business – just the London financial elite

The Tories aren’t the party of business – just the London financial elite

The Conservative Party used to look after big, nationwide businesses. Now it serves a finance industry based in a few small areas of the capital. Frances Coppola for openDemocracy Last Friday, openDemocracy revealed that a secretive group of business leaders was bankrolling the Conservative Party to the… »

29.11.2019

‘Everything Is Not Fine’: Nobel Economist Calls on Humanity to End Obsession With GDP

‘Everything Is Not Fine’: Nobel Economist Calls on Humanity to End Obsession With GDP

“If we measure the wrong thing,” warns Joseph Stiglitz, “we will do the wrong thing.” by Jon Queally, staff writer for Common Dreams Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz is warning the world that unless the obsession many world leaders have with gross national product… »

29.11.2019

[UK elections] Energy expert: here’s where Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn’s climate pledges leave the planet

[UK elections] Energy expert: here’s where Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn’s climate pledges leave the planet

Dénes Csala, Lancaster University for The Conversation The 2019 UK general election may be defined by Brexit, but the climate crisis has never loomed larger in the minds of voters. And the country’s two largest parties offer very different visions on how to address it. Labour may… »

28.11.2019

Rabbis write to Jeremy Corbyn to express support and denounce the comments by the UK Chief Rabbi

Rabbis write to Jeremy Corbyn to express support and denounce the comments by the UK Chief  Rabbi

26th  November 2019 Dear Mr. Corbyn – Leader of the Labour Party I write to you on behalf of the Executive Board of the United European Jews organization regarding an unusually disturbing declaration  that was today reported in the media claiming that the overwhelming majority of British Jews are “gripped… »

25.11.2019

British politics is changing dramatically – and the left sees an opportunity

British politics is changing dramatically – and the left sees an opportunity

Radical. Transformative. Path-breaking. These cliches are often trotted out in the pages of party manifestos. Manifestos are more than shopping lists of policy priorities and pledges. They represent an opportunity for political parties to put forward a narrative of reform and renewal of the underpinning purpose of the state. Of… »

24.11.2019

Letter supporting Jeremy Corbyn signed by Roger Waters, Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein, Angela Davis, Brian Eno and many others

Letter supporting Jeremy Corbyn signed by Roger Waters, Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein, Angela Davis, Brian Eno and many others

“The coming UK election is indeed a landmark and monumental one as signatories to a recent letter attest. However, we are outraged that Jeremy Corbyn, a life-long committed anti-racist, is being smeared as an anti-semite by people who should know better. Antisemitism is a problem within society and is present… »

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