Rich countries continue to be the recipients of large amounts of their own aid, according to new statistics released today by the OECD Development Assistance Committee.
「IMFは一連の貧困国に公共財への支出を奨励した1ドルごとに、緊縮措置を通じてその4倍以上を削減するように指示した」とオックスファムは述べています- Common Dreamsのジェイク・ジョンソンによる。
"For every $1 the IMF encouraged a set of poor countries to spend on public goods, it has told them to cut four times more through austerity measures," says Oxfam.
With a renewal of internationalism again on the agenda, we need to urgently reflect on the concept of the global commons. Do natural resources not belong to all the inhabitants of the Earth?
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A scathing open letter from world leaders calls on governments to “never again” allow “profiteering and nationalism” to come before the needs of humanity in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
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