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Real independence would mean people getting their purchasing power back: Prabhat Patnaik

Noted economist Prabhat Patnaik and Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talk about state of India’s economy on the 75th anniversary and the government’s insistence on sticking to fiscal deficits at the cost of spending

Dispatches from The Congo: The devastating record of the IMF and WB

In this episode of Dispatches from the Congo, Kambale Musavuli talks about the appointment of Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi as the governor of the central bank and examines the record of the Bretton Woods institutions in the country

Haiti’s police say 4 suspects in the assassination of Jovenel Moïse killed and other stories

Today we look at the situation in Haiti amid reports of the killing of Jovenel Moise’s alleged assassins, the demolition of Palestinian homes in the Occupied West Bank, and more

Thousands hit the streets of Sudan against IMF deal

The mobilizations came right after the IMF approved a 2.5 billion dollar loan and debt relief of 56 million dollars on June 30.

Left-wing candidate leads in Peru’s presidential election and other stories

Today we look at the preliminary results of Peru’s elections, the prosecution of communists in Kenya, the crackdown on Palestinian political leaders by Israel, and protests on the 2nd anniversary of Julian Assange’s arrest

Kenyan Court postpones trial of Communist Party members for second time

The Party has condemned the delay in the proceedings in a statement and reported that defendants have still not been informed about the charges against them

IMF’s double standards on pandemic packages

While supporting fiscal stimulus by rich nations, the International Monetary Fund’s imposition of fiscal austerity on Third World may aggravate economic crisis and hit the poor most

IMF and big business for universal vaccination: Better red than dead

The me-first policy on vaccine sharing will bring losses of $203 billion to $5 trillion to rich countries, while the returns are the highest if they support global universal vaccination

Andrés Arauz’s chances look bright, say opinion polls ahead of Ecuadorian elections

According to a study conducted by well-known Ecuadorian analyst Omar Maluk, Andrés Arauz leads the voting intention with 39.2% of the votes. The study shows him with a lead of 17.4% over his nearest rival

Who can save Ecuador from neoliberalism?

On February 7, 13 million Ecuadorians will vote for the next president of the country. The current front-runner is progressive candidate Andrés Arauz who has concrete plans to save the country from the throes of 4 years of bad governance

The US’s idea of diplomacy with Ecuador is a multibillion-dollar loan trap

On January 14, the US International Development Finance Corporation provided Ecuador with a loan of $2.8 billion. This move was part of the US strategy to remove Chinese businesses and political influence from Latin America

Costa Rican social movements and trade unions prepare to mobilize against IMF deal

The government of president Carlos Alvarado seeks to pass an anti-workers regressive law and implement a series of neoliberal economic measures in order to acquire a 1.75 billion USD loan from the IMF

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