Mayday for Britain
18 January 2019
The prime minister is digging in despite her inability to govern, writes Nick Dearden. Where next for the left?
Tricks of the trade
7 November 2018
Liam Fox is planning bargain-basement trade deals for Brexit Britain - but Labour policy promises to deliver trade justice and democracy for the many. By Nick Dearden.
The West owes Zimbabwe a future.
27 November 2017
Nick Dearden from Global Justice Now argues that after years of colonial domination and dodgy trade deals, the UK must make amends and support Zimbabwe in this uncertain time.
A manifesto for global justice
25 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
Rough trade: the new corporate power grab
24 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
25 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
31 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
12 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
Behind the bankers’ mask
20 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
2 May 2011
Nick Dearden explains how the Export Credits Guarantee Department puts corporate profits above human rights
Born into debt?
1 February 2011
For south Sudan, sovereignty must mean more than having your own border, writes Nick Dearden
Optimism of the will
27 September 2010
Noam Chomsky's Hopes and Prospects (Hamish Hamilton), reviewed by Nick Dearden
International Money Fiends
16 April 2010
The International Monetary Fund devastated the developing world - and now it's targeting eastern Europe, writes Nick Dearden
The other world
22 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
15 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
1 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?