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12 August 2014
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Newsletter n°101 - Tuesday 13 January 2015
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SUMMARY

Debt and austerity in Europe

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» European Union: social and democratic rights radically challenged!
by Eric Toussaint
If the governments, the ECB and the European Commission truly intended what they claimed—that is, to reduce unemployment, boost economic activity, clean up the banking sector, increase and stimulate lending to small businesses and consumers, increase investment, reduce debt, and so on—, then (...) [Read more]

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» Thomas Piketty and public debt
by Eric Toussaint
We cannot but rejoice at Thomas Piketty’s refusing the Légion d’honneur that the French governement wanted to award him with at the beginning of 2015. A few days earlier in an op-ed in the French daily paper Libération Thomas Piketty fiercely exposed the absurdity of neoliberal policies, notably (...) [Read more]

Greece

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» With the Greek people, for a change in Europe
by Por el Cambio en Grecia
The upcoming Greek elections can represent a turning point in the European scenario. Greece has become a political and economic testing ground of the European elites, spreading misery and weariness throughout all the South of Europe as a response. The economic recipes based on austerity and (...) [Read more]

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» Change Greece - change Europe - changer4all!
Syriza’s potential victory in the forthcoming elections in Greece is of the utmost importance for all those who want Europe to change course. Such a victory would be an expression of the demand for dignity and justice: for hope. The threats and pressure applied by EU leaders, the Troika and (...) [Read more]

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» What would a SYRIZA victory mean for the movements?
by Markos Vogiatzoglou
The upcoming elections in Greece may bring the left to power. Can SYRIZA win? What happens next? And what would a SYRIZA victory mean for the movements? The forthcoming elections of January 25 in Greece bring the possibility of a left-wing government closer than ever. This article aims to (...) [Read more]

Latin America and Caribbean

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» Sovereignty and Vultures, Debt and the Commons
by Assembly for the Suspension of Payments and Investigation of the Debt and in Defense of our National Heritage and the Commons
As part of its end of year activity, our Assembly for the Suspension of Payments and Investigation of the Debt and in Defense of our National Heritage and the Commons issued a document of balance and 2015 perspectives, entitled "Sovereignty and Vultures, Debt and Common Goods" While some await (...) [Read more]

Africa

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» Africa: plummeting commodity prices might lead to a new debt crisis
by Eric Toussaint
Debt Euphoria In 2014, Rwanda and Ethiopia, two of the world’s poorest countries, sold public debt bonds on the financial markets of the most industrialized countries. While still unstable after civil wars and with debt payments suspended hardly three years ago, the Ivory Coast also managed to (...) [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

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AGENDA

» 14-01 | Paris 12, France - La petite dette qui monte
» 16-01 | Sens (89), France - Dette et extractivisme
» 20-01 | Paris 12, France - Consommation de territoires et de terres agricoles, Quelles résistances contre la prédation des ressources naturelles ?
» 24-01 | Budapest, Hongrie - Dette, extractivisme et décroissance
» 28-01 | Toulon (83), France - Film-débat "Master of the Universe : confession d’un banquier"
» 31-01 | Plainpalais, Suisse - Dettes des États, alternatives économiques, prêts toxiques et système bancaire
» 3-03 | Bruxelles, Belgique - Dette, austérité et démocratie
» 5-03 | Élancourt (78), France - Conférence - Délits et crimes financiers
More info about the agenda here