Ann Pettifor


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Ann Pettifor is a director of Policy Research in Macroeconomics (PRIME), Honorary Research Fellow at the Political Economy Research Centre at City University (CITYPERC), and a fellow of the New Economics Foundation, London.

She is best known for correctly predicting the Global Financial Crisis in several publications including The New Statesman (Coming soon: the new poor) and her 2006 publication The Coming First World Debt Crisis.

Pettifor's background is in sovereign debt. She was one of the leaders in the Jubilee 2000 debt campaign which succeeded in writing off $100 billion of debts (in nominal terms) owed by 35 of the poorest countries. She is also Executive Director of Advocacy International, which advises governments and organisations
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How does Labour rebuild trust on the economy?

This piece is cross posted from Labour List on the 14 January, 2021.

Labour has a steep hill to climb to regain the public’s confidence that it can be trusted to manage the economy. I get that. And Labour has to recover from a catastrophic electoral defeat – a defeat that took place under the leadership of the left.

So, given past failures, how does Labour rebuild confidence? The first requirement,

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The Production of Money: Ho...

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The Case for the Green New ...

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Just Money: How Society Can...

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“In other words, we can – and to survive, we must – transform and even end within the next ten years the failed system of capitalism that now threatens to collapse earth’s life support systems and with them, human civilisation. We must replace that economic system with one that respects boundaries and limits; one that nurtures ‘soils, aquifers, rainfall, ice, the pattern of winds and currents, pollinators, biological abundance and diversity’;6 one that delivers social and economic justice.”
Ann Pettifor, The Case for the Green New Deal



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