jubilee readings

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Here are some articles I have been reading lately.

On Debt Jubilee, the history of the Jubilee 2000 campaign, a new economic vision, cancellation of debt, etc…

What have you been reading?

Golem XIV – Thoughts: A People’s Debt Jubilee

I suggest an alternative is what we might call a people’s debt jubilee. The idea of a debt jubilee is an old one. I think a collective pan-European, even global, jubilee is worth looking at.
Publish Date: 05/22/2011 12:04

And in a later post the same author writes:

Golem XIV – Thoughts: How to destroy the web of Debt

Among the ‘debtor’ nations a Debt Jubilee means Ireland reduces its debt load to from 130% of GDP to under 20%! That would virtually wipe out the crippling cuts being forced upon the Irish. While even among the

Publish Date: 05/26/2011 18:24

and here is a forum debating these ideas with some good comments:

Sovereign Debt Jubilee – House Price Crash forum.

Publish Date: 05/27/2011 13:28

15 Years Later: The Jubilee Movement – Blog the Debt

By Mac Krzyzewski In his most recent “Poverty Matters” blog post for The Guardian, Jonathan Glennie writes about the “extraordinary successes” of the Jubilee Movement since its creation in 1996. The movement’s popularity

Publish Date: 04/20/2011 14:28

Debt audits and a new economic vision | Red Pepper

Private debt, public pain: lessons for Ireland Nick Dearden and Tim Jones from Jubilee Debt Campaign on standing up to global finance. What a waste! Politicians across Europe are hailing the European Investment Bank’s

Publish Date: 05/11/2011 13:57

Jubilee Year — Cancel Our Debt: Don Baker calls for National Debt

Debt cancellation is inevitable, but our government is determined to do it in the worst possible way: widespread bankruptcy, massive liquidation, and general inflation. Jubilee means escaping from debt and the system

Publish Date: 04/12/2011 20:19


Debt Jubilee? « SGTreport.com

Debt Jubilee? By SGT. My latest interview with Bix Weir resulted in some pretty interesting debate in the comments section about the idea of a “debt jubilee”. Bix Weir has made the claim that in his view, when the system

Publish Date: 07/05/2011 15:03


Jubilee! The Biblical Solution to the Debt Crisis – The Daily

Jubilee! The Biblical Solution to the Debt Crisis/ An Economic Alternative. Posted Monday, July 11, 2011, at 3:31 PM. In my opinion, neither major party really wants to erase the national debt. Deficit spending and reliance on the

Publish Date: 07/11/2011 16:31