Greek Debt Cancellation Now!

With debt restructuring a new priority in the political agenda of both the Greek government and its creditors, it is a forthright necessity to cancel public debt, starting with the debts to the Troika which currently exceed 70% of the total. Immediate cessation of payments through the denunciation of two loan agreements, followed by cancellation…

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Tides of relief: Nikos Romanos wins victory in hunger strike

Source: http://roarmag.org/2014/12/nikos-romanos-hunger-strike-victory/ After a month on hunger strike and weeks of solidarity protests, the anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos is finally granted his demands by the government. By Foula Farmakidis, Spyros Marchetos and Christina Laskaridis Tides of relief emanated from Greece on Wednesday, when the anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos ended his month-long hunger strike that sparked…

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Initial reflections on the UN decision to establish a multilateral legal framework for the processes of public debt restructuring

By Jubileo Sur Americas , Lutheran World Federation , CADTM AYNA Since the imposition of the economic policies of the last dictatorship |1|, the Argentine people have continued to suffer the impacts and consequences of the debt generated in that period and its subsequent restructurings. Amidst repeated crises and via structural adjustment after another, a model…

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Don’t Owe, Won’t Pay: YES to life, NO more vultures!

By Jubilee South/Americas This past June 16th, the Supreme Court of the U.S. announced two highly pernicious decisions not only for Argentina and its people, but for all those who defend sovereignty and the primacy of human rights over the claims of big capital. The Court rejected Argentina´s appeal, leaving firm the lower court rulings…

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Living in a Debtocracy – exhibition

This exhibition was created by the PACD, with the support of ODG The goal of the exhibition is to reach a wide group of people with information about the process of indebtedness of the Spanish State, and its impacts on the population. Through illustrations, plain but serious explanations, charts and date, the exhibition “Living in a…

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Life Before Debt – 29 March 2014

Why debt rules our lives and how to resist it DICTATOR DEBTS… PAYDAY LOANS… THIRD WORLD DEBT… AUSTERITY CUTS… THE EUROZONE CRISIS… STUDENT DEBT… VULTURE FUNDS… Six years on from the crash, the ranks of those imprisoned by debt are swelling in the UK and across the world. For years, millions of people in the…

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From Olympic spectacle to social crisis: review of Future Suspended

By Christina Laskaridis Review: Crisis-Scape’s new film invites us in to the shadows of Athens, a city tenuously held together by state imposed order, privatisation, anxiety and violence. New documentary by the Crisis-Scape collective, Future Suspended focuses on the hues of the Greek crisis usually absent from media headlines that hover between flaming streets and…

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The CADTM calls on the members of the European Parliament to vote against the new EU loan to Tunisia and demands the immediate suspension of Tunisia’s debt repayments

26 February by CADTM international On 13 February 2014, the European Parliamentary commission on international commerce gave its go-ahead for the European Union to accord a heavily-conditioned loan of €300 million to Tunisia. The draft project adopted by the commission would hold the Tunisian government to strictly applying the austerity measures imposed by the International…

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