Unjust debt goes to the heart of inequality. We need a new jubilee.

Only far-reaching changes to the global economy will stop the burden of debt falling on the poorest in our societies

Dr John Sentamu – the Archbishop of York

John Sentamu guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 9 October 2012 08.30 BST

Ten years ago I was part of a movement called Jubilee 2000, which changed the […]

Bishop Stephen Mungo, the EU, transparency and poverty in Africa.

From The Guardian UK , 30th March, 2012

Greater transparency can shed light on the murky world of resource corruption.

The EU needs to introduce robust transparency laws if Europe is serious about improving the lives of the world’s poorest Africa is considered to be the most economically underdeveloped continent. It holds significant reserves […]

Elites Loot Africa While Foreign Debt Mounts

Global Financial Integrity hosts an interesting article from the website, Financial Integrity Task force. It come from Yale Global. Its authors are James Boyce and Léonce Ndikumana. They say:

It was an African equivalent of stealing the Brooklyn Bridge, and for four years, nobody noticed. From 2007 to 2010, $32 billion in public funds […]

The Link Between food for the Poor and Climate Change

Professor Jeffery Sachs discusses the current high price of food on the international market, the needs of the poor and the impact of Climate Change.

The ABC exposes a Vulture in the NSW Supreme Court

A decision in the NSW Supreme Court has forced the Democratic Republic of Congo, a nation of some of the poorest people on Earth), to pay $30m plus court costs, enforcing a decision made by a court in the US. The ABC program “The Law Report” 1 March, 2011, exposes how a US company […]

Global Poverty Project

A group of enthusiasts are now promoting The Global Poverty Project. Details can be found at their website. It is promoting the Millennium Development Goals. (I’m not sure how it differs from the Make Poverty History campaign). You can see their video on Youtube at the following link.

Phil Jones

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5sXE8Nhx_U


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