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Nick Dearden

Nick DeardenNick Dearden is the director of UK campaigning organisation Global Justice Now. He was previously the director of Jubilee Debt Campaign

Trump can only be beaten by a fairer economy and a better society November 2016

We need a society built on openness, community and equality to truly defeat everything that trump stands for, writes Nick Dearden.

‘Brexit red lines’ – the most progressive terms possible for the UK’s exit from the EU October 2016

Labour is now opposing toxic trade deals, but what sort of trade do we want? Asks Nick Dearden.

Greece stands humiliated at the hands of neoliberal fanatics July 2015

We must continue to stand with the people of Greece as European leaders bully the Greek government into submission, writes Nick Dearden

A manifesto for global justice February 2015

Ditching development doesn’t mean simply changing language – it’s about radicalising our demands and reassessing old and new political ideas. Nick Dearden makes some suggestions for a global justice manifesto

Editorial: The end of poverty February 2015

Over the past two decades the war on global poverty has been co‑opted, writes Nick Dearden

Mike Marqusee’s columns: a look back January 2015

As we remember Mike Marqusee, Nick Dearden highlights some of Mike's most timeless writing in Red Pepper

Rough trade: the new corporate power grab February 2014

Trade and investment agreements currently being negotiated will mean the biggest corporate power grab in a decade. We need a new global movement to confront them, writes Nick Dearden

Gates unmasks the real face of Davos January 2014

The global elites meeting at the World Economic Forum must not get away with pretending they have the interests of the world's majority at heart says Nick Dearden

Tunis: A tale of two World Social Forums March 2013

The WSF needs updating for a post-Arab Spring, post-Indignado world, writes Nick Dearden. The problems and the possibilities were both on show in Tunisia

Generating terror in Guatemala December 2012

Nick Dearden traces the legacy of World Bank-funded development in Guatemala through massacres, massive public debt and continued poverty for the majority

Thomas Sankara: an African leader with a message for Europe October 2012

On the 25th anniversary of Sankara's assassination, Nick Dearden argues we need to remember him to challenge dominant views of Africa and fight our own debt crisis in Europe

Debt: The First 5,000 Years – Money, myth and morality May 2012

Debt: The First 5,000 Years, by David Graeber, reviewed by Nick Dearden

Samir Amin at 80 December 2011

Nick Dearden looks at the theories of one of Africa's greatest radical thinkers – still going strong at 80

Behind the bankers’ mask August 2011

In the context of another financial crisis, debt audits could offer a way to counter the power of big finance. Nick Dearden introduces a special Red Pepper dossier

Debt audits and a new economic vision May 2011

Nick Dearden reports from an activist conference on austerity and debt in Athens

Discrediting Britain May 2011

Nick Dearden explains how the Export Credits Guarantee Department puts corporate profits above human rights

Iceland’s message to Portugal April 2011

The Icesave referendum has global implications says Nick Dearden

The revolution will not be organised February 2011

Nick Dearden writes from the World Social Forum in Dakar, Senegal.

Born into debt? February 2011

For south Sudan, sovereignty must mean more than having your own border, writes Nick Dearden

Private debt, public pain: lessons for Ireland December 2010

Nick Dearden and Tim Jones from Jubilee Debt Campaign on standing up to global finance.

Optimism of the will September 2010

Noam Chomsky's Hopes and Prospects (Hamish Hamilton), reviewed by Nick Dearden

International Money Fiends April 2010

The International Monetary Fund devastated the developing world - and now it's targeting eastern Europe, writes Nick Dearden

The other world November 2009

Vijay Prashad's The Darker Nations: A People's History of the Third World (The New Press), reviewed by Nick Dearden

Radicals return to the UN November 2009

While the G8 and G20 meetings this year have sought to keep power in their own hands, a UN summit on the economic crisis in June raised very different proposals. Nick Dearden assesses the chances for real change in the global economy as a result

The war on terror comes to Africa February 2007

There are echoes of Afghanistan in the Horn of Africa, writes Nick Dearden. Will a quick victory for a foreign-backed warlord government be followed by further instability and an Islamist insurgency?

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