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National strike in Panama continues amid heavy repression

Thousands of Panamanians have been on strike since July 1 to demand the government of Laurentino Cortizo take immediate action to address the country’s economic crisis

Climbing inequality in Argentina as poverty and inflation soars

Vice-President Cristina Fernández pointed out the roots of an increasingly unequal country in her latest speech. This is where social organizations play a fundamental role.

g7 summit G7: cracks in Western unity on Russia

The summit exposed that the existing sanctions against Russia have gone beyond most Western policy makers’ pain threshold. The European leaders are discovering now that there is a price to be paid for further sanctions

How corporates caused inflation

Senior journalist Aunindyo Chakravarty examines the reasons for the global inflation and points out that the biggest factor is higher corporate profits, as companies have used the cover of COVID disruptions to mark up prices way beyond the rise in costs

More than 80,000 hit the streets of Belgium against inflation

In the past few months, workers across Europe, including in Belgium, have been organizing frequent mobilizations against the ongoing cost of living crisis.

Fuel crisis Sri Lanka Fuel crisis forces shutdown in Sri Lanka

As Sri Lanka begins bailout talks with the IMF this week, fuel riots were registered at several gas stations across national capital Colombo which were met with repression by the security forces

“Sri Lanka needs a strong public distribution system, wealth tax and universal welfare measures”

In the second part of an interview with Peoples Dispatch, Ahilan Kadirgamar analyzes the economic crisis faced by Sri Lanka and talks about the steps that need to be taken urgently

Mapping Faultlines: The real reasons for the global food crisis

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha explains the reasons behind the global food crisis and inflation

National strike in Tunisia UGTT Tunisia’s largest trade union calls for national strike against President Saied’s economic policies

The government led by President Kais Saied has proposed massive cuts in basic subsidies and a freeze on wages of public sector employees to fulfill the main conditions for a fresh USD 4 billion loan from the IMF 

What is behind the rising costs of wheat in India?

After witnessing steep inflation in costs of various essentials such as fuel, cooking oil, etc, India is now seeing a sharp rise in the cost of wheat. What explains this crisis?

The results are in after four years of the IMF agreement in Argentina

The entire loan was used to finance the foreign exchange crisis and did not help to fight inflation, stabilize the dollar or overcome inflation.

No confidence motion Pakistan Pakistan’s parliament to take up no-confidence motion against PM Imran Khan on Thursday

The future of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government is in doubt due to defections and the vacillating position of allies. The country is also facing a major economic crisis

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