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Podemos and Debt repayment

By Sergi Cutillas, ODG. Published by ODG & eldiario.es Debt has been a colonial mechanism in many parts of the world. As such, it is a problem that affects sovereignty and should be faced with courage. Any initiative that wants to deepen democracy should establish mechanisms of sovereignty non-negotiable with institutions that do not conform to…

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Global week of action against the Debt and International Financial Institutions (IFI), 8-15 October 2014

Argentina has fallen prey to a bunch of hedge funds known as ‘vulture funds’. Taking advantage of the precarious financial situations of some States, these vulture funds buy debts at a discounted price on a secondary market and then sue the debtors for the initial amount to which they add interests, penalties, and legal expenses.…

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DDCI says Irish budget debate must take account of international debt and tax Injustice

New global report on World Bank and IMF shows Ireland siding with creditor countries As Ireland debates its own budget options, campaign group Debt and Development Coalition Ireland (DDCI), will launch two major reports highlighting the acute financial crises facing developing countries. ‘World Bank – IMF Watch Ireland 2014’ and ‘Financial Vulnerabilities in Malawi’ will be…

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Stop Debt Vultures: Implications of the Vulture Attack on Argentina 

DDCI has released analysis in response to the extraordinary legal case of vulture funds attacking Argentina for over US$ 1 billion and has called for an end to vulture fund predatory behaviour. The implications of the vulture fund case against the Government of Argentina, being heard in New York, was wide-ranging implications for the hopes for debt…

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Why the Portuguese public debt is not payable

There has been “not one historical incidence” where austerity policies have led a country to get out from under a heavy debt burden.  Ashoka Mody, former IMF chief for mission to Ireland Download Why the Portuguese public debt is not payable. Download the Portuguese version Porque não é pagável a dívida pública portuguesa. Summary Conclusions 1 – The debt is…

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Half a million citizens in Spain now have control over municipal government accounts

Over half a million people now have access to real participation in their municipality The OCMs: citizen bodies to control local governments   (subtitles in: English, French, Italian, Greek, Portuguese and German). After two years of work at the Spanish Citizen Debt Audit Platform (PACD), we are handing over our municipal tool to citizens: the…

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10 FAQs sobre a Dívida & Passo a passo até à perda total de soberania [Port]

Download pdf. Passo a passo até à perda total de soberania.  Outubro 25, 2013 | POR EUGÉNIA PIRES Embora a decisão final não tenha sido ainda tomada, o jornal Público anunciou, na passada semana, a intenção do governo de lançar dentro em breve, através do IGCP, uma emissão de dívida denominada em dólares para investidores que apenas investem nessa…