Debt In The Time Of Pandemic

By Edna Bonhomme, Al Jazeera. -

On New Year’s Day, I received an email from Navient, a student loan servicing company, requesting that I pay $4,442 by January 28. Initially, all I could feel was shame for being in so much [...]

Here Not Death But The Future Is Frightening

By Vijay Prashad, The Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released its June 2020 update. The prognosis is bleak. Global growth for 2020 is projected at -4.9%, 1.9% below the IMF’s forecast from April. ‘The [...]

For The Global South, Coronavirus Is Only The Beginning

ByJennifer Johnson, Tribune. -

For the countries of the Global South, Covid-19 will be followed by an economic crisis and the fallout from climate change – if deeper global inequality is to be avoided, they'll need solidarity. [...]