Nick Dearden is the director of UK campaigning organisation Global Justice Now. He was previously the director of Jubilee Debt Campaign
We need a society built on openness, community and equality to truly defeat everything that trump stands for, writes Nick Dearden.
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
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
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
Over the past two decades the war on global poverty has been co‑opted, writes Nick Dearden
Mike Marqusee’s columns: a look back
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
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
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
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
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
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
Debt: The First 5,000 Years, by David Graeber, reviewed by Nick Dearden
Samir Amin at 80
Nick Dearden looks at the theories of one of Africa's greatest radical thinkers – still going strong at 80
Behind the bankers’ mask
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
Nick Dearden reports from an activist conference on austerity and debt in Athens
Nick Dearden explains how the Export Credits Guarantee Department puts corporate profits above human rights
Iceland’s message to Portugal
The Icesave referendum has global implications says Nick Dearden
The revolution will not be organised
Nick Dearden writes from the World Social Forum in Dakar, Senegal.
Born into debt?
For south Sudan, sovereignty must mean more than having your own border, writes Nick Dearden
Private debt, public pain: lessons for Ireland
Nick Dearden and Tim Jones from Jubilee Debt Campaign on standing up to global finance.
Optimism of the will
Noam Chomsky's Hopes and Prospects (Hamish Hamilton), reviewed by Nick Dearden
International Money Fiends
The International Monetary Fund devastated the developing world - and now it's targeting eastern Europe, writes Nick Dearden
The other world
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
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
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?