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12 August 2014
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Newsletter n°96 - Tuesday 11 November 2014
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SUMMARY

Bretton Woods, the World Bank and the IMF

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Series : Bretton Woods, the World Bank and the IMF : 70th anniversary (Part 11)
» The World Bank and the IMF in Indonesia: an emblematic interference
by Eric Toussaint
The World Bank’s, and the IMF’s policy on Indonesia is a textbook case in many ways. Everything is there: interference in a country’s internal affairs, support for a dictatorial regime guilty of crimes against humanity, backing for a regime responsible for an aggression against a neighbouring (...) [Read more]

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Series : Bretton Woods, the World Bank and the IMF : 70th anniversary (Part 12)
» Theoretical lies of the World Bank
by Eric Toussaint
La Banque mondiale prétend que pour progresser, les pays en développement (PED |1|) doivent recourir à l’endettement extérieur et attirer des investissements étrangers. Cet endettement sert principalement à acheter des équipements et des biens de consommation aux pays les plus industrialisés. Les faits (...) [Read more]

Argentina

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» Argentina must audit the debt taken between 1976 and 2014
by Eric Toussaint, Fermin Koop
Eric Toussaint interviewed by Fermín Koop, from Buenos Aires Herald |1|. Eric Toussaint supports Argentina’s position against the ‘vulture funds’ that are waging a legal battle against the country in US courts. But he’s also highly critical of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s government for (...) [Read more]

Greece

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» Eric Toussaint: “Alexis Tsipras is right to call for an international conference on debt”
by Eric Toussaint, Tassos Tsakiroglou
Eric Toussaint interviewed by Tassos Tsakiroglou for ’The Editors Journal’ • Manuel Valls and Matteo Renzi are asking for more time to reduce their countries’ deficits, offering in exchange reforms that would make their countries more competitive. Is this a real challenge to the European austerity (...) [Read more]

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» Transforming crisis to krisis. Τhe #Festival4sce: a hub of networks towards the Alternative Route in Greece
by Insurgenta Iskra
Crisis. Originally, the word derives from the ancient Greek verb “krinein”, meaning to judge in order to take a decision and its noun, “krisis”, meaning judgment, decision. According to Steven James Venette |1| “crisis is a process of transformation where the old system can no longer be maintained.” (...) [Read more]

Debt and agriculture

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» Debt and industrial agriculture: a sacred union
by Anouk Renaud, Giulia Simula
Debt and industrial agriculture are deeply interrelated. To understand this connection we need to go back to the vicious cycle of debt. Firstly, by looking at how conditionality attached to International Financial Institutions (IFIs) loans has favoured extractive agriculture and reinforced the (...) [Read more]

World Social Forum (WSF)

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Tunisia Once Again the Site for the Next WSF in March 2015
» The World Social Forum (WSF) space belongs to the entire alterglobalist movement, and it must take ownership of it
by Mimoun Rahmani, Sergio Ferrari
The Arab Spring is now going through a frustrating period of setbacks. From this perspective, the fact that the next World Social Forum will again take place in Tunis, from 24 - 28 March 2015, proves particularly important. “This forum is a necessary one in order to, among other things, raise (...) [Read more]

BOOKS

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» Bank of the South. An Alternative to IMF-World Bank
CADTM is very pleased to make available to a wide internet public, "Bank of the South" published by Vikas Adhyayan Kendra (VAK) in Mumbai (India) in 2007. This book is a collection of articles by Eric Toussaint, Damien Millet and Daniel Munevar about the creation of the Bank of the South and the need for a new global financial architecture. [Read more]

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» The Life and Crimes of an Exemplary Man
Via internet, CADTM is very pleased to make this book, "..." available to a wide public. It may be freely copied by other sites and reproduced for non profit uses provided that a link to the CADTM website is clearly visible (www.cadtm.org). Feel free to send your comments and information on the personal or collective use you make of this book to info@cadtm.org. Your messages will be forwarded to Eric Toussaint, the author. [Read more]

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» The Debt Crisis : From Europe to Where?
Via internet, CADTM is very pleased to make this book, "Debt crisis from Europe to Where ?" published by VAK in Mumbai (India), available to a wide public. It may be freely copied by other sites and reproduced for non profit uses provided that a link to the CADTM website is clearly visible (www.cadtm.org). Feel free to send your comments and information on the personal or collective use you make of this book to info@cadtm.org. Your messages will be forwarded to the authors. [Read more]

The CADTM Archive

To read previous articles and analysis published on the CADTM Website, please consult our Archive by thematic issues or by country.

AGENDA

» 13-11 - Bank2Basics IV : "comment la finance nous exploite tous" avec Costas Lapavitsas
» 14-11 | Viry-Chatillon (91), France - Café-débat : dette et extractivisme
» 15-11 => 16-11 | Paris, Juvisy, France - AG du CADTM France
» 18-11 | Paris, France - Soirée-débat , Dette et extractivisme
» 22-11 => 23-11 | Liège, Belgique - Week-end de formation aux outils pédagogiques
» 22-11 => 23-11 | Charleville Mézières (08), France - Films-débats
» 26-11 | Paris 14, France - Soirée débat : Dette et extractivisme
» 30-11 => 29-11 | Nîmes (30), France - Féria des livres de Nîmes
» 6-12 => 7-12 - « Poursuivre la Banque mondiale et la Troïka en justice »
» 8-12 | Paris, France - Conférence avec Nicolas Sersiron et Philippe Bihouix
» 8-12 | Liège, Belgique - "Lundis contre la dette" - Sur les traces de l’austérité et des plans d’ajustement structurel
» 12-01 | Liège, Belgique - "Lundis contre la dette" - Nous sommes tous et toutes des Maigret en puissance !
» 16-01 | Sens (89), France - Dette et extractivisme
More info about the agenda here