If wealth inequality is to be prevented from becoming worse than the horrendous level it has already attained, then the only way this can be done is by larger government spending that is financed by a tax on the rich, either a profit tax or a wealth tax
A statement signed by former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff and Indian Kerala State’s finance minister Thomas Isaac, among others, highlights the inadequacy of the measures announced recently by the G20 and IMF to postpone debt repayment
The real problem with the World Bank’s poverty estimates, is that its International Poverty Line is set at an impossibly low level, which greatly underestimates world poverty
Several reports by international and regional organizations on the impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic on Latin America and the Caribbean indicate that the economic, health and social crisis is going to aggravate in the region in the coming months
Popular educator, professor and militant Harold García discusses how the pandemic has put stress on the public education system of Colombia and made access to education even less equal
May 25 is celebrated as African Liberation Day, marking the formation of the Organisation of African Unity in 1963. We look at the history and legacy of the day
What is African liberation? How did our ancestors fight for it? How far have we come to realise it today? These are some of the questions that loom on 25 May each year for the African people, and its diaspora.
A large number of protesters gathered and shouted slogans from inside cars in order to maintain physical distancing in light of COVID-19
The financial crisis in Lebanon – a country with one of the world’s worst debt-to-GDP ratios – has deepened sharply due to the impact of the COVID-19 emergency. Protesters on Tuesday used cars to maintain social distancing norms
Several reports by international and regional organizations have been published on the economic and social impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic on the region
We talk to Kambale Musavuli, a Congolese human rights’ activist, on the current situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo.