It is possible to satisfy humanity’s universal needs - and keep the world liveable - if we focus on sufficiency and guarantee everyone a fair share of planetary resources, writes Stan Cox for Yes! magazine.
The harms to human dignity caused by over-indebtedness — whether individual or public — are a consequence of unjust policies which violate human rights. Protecting rights must be a core principle of debt justice.
The latest figures of rising arms expenditures by some of the big powers makes a mockery of the UN’s longstanding pleas for cutbacks and diversion of funds from the military into sustainable development.