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The death of international development
The development industry needs an overhaul of strategy, not a change of language.
Last updated: 20 Nov 2014 07:00 GMT
Exposing the great 'poverty reduction' lie
The UN claims that its Millennium Development Campaign has reduced poverty globally, an assertion that is far from true.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2014 10:49 GMT
The new shock doctrine: 'Doing Business' with the World Bank
A yearly World Bank report encourages countries to undertake extreme deregulation.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2014 10:25 GMT
South Africa at 20: Storms behind the rainbow
South Africa is facing growing socio-economic gaps, despite 20 years of democracy.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2014 12:11 GMT
Flipping the corruption myth
Corruption is by far not the main factor behind persisting poverty in the Global South.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2014 11:12 GMT
It's time for a global minimum wage
Capitalism has been globalised, but the rules that protect people from capitalism have not.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2013 09:15 GMT
The truth about extreme global inequality
Global inequality is growing in part because of the neoliberal economic policies imposed on developing countries.
Last updated: 14 Apr 2013 12:35 GMT
Neoliberal plague: AIDS and global capitalism
Battling AIDS means challenging the power of rich nations over the world's resources, argues Hickel.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2012 12:53 GMT
The World Bank and the development delusion
The World Bank can be an effective tool in the fight against poverty with fundamental changes in its power structure.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2012 10:44 GMT
Neoliberal Egypt: The hijacked revolution
The country's new leaders seem to be planning the same old economic policies which led to increased poverty.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2012 13:11 GMT
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