Making Austerity History: Reclaiming Finance to Pay for the Future We Want
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Thursday, September 3, 2020, 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

In response to the economic consequences of social lockdowns, governments have offered various combinations of bailouts for big business and income support for small businesses and households. What lessons can the global labor movement draw from these interventions? How should trade unions and their allies orient themselves to calls for debt cancellation for countries of the South? What role is there for the international financial institutions and development banks in financing more and better public services and greater public ownership and democratic control over key sectors?


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