60. The Fight for Debt Justice: An Interview with Heidi Chow

On this week’s A World to Win, Adele Walton speaks with Heidi Chow about debt, its role in the reproduction of global inequality, and the legacy of Thomas Sankara.

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‘Global South countries are structurally predisposed to unsustainable debt levels – all it takes is an external shock to plunge them into crisis.’

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This week, Adele Walton, filling in for Grace Blakeley, speaks with Heidi Chow, executive director at Jubilee Debt Campaign, which works to end poverty, inequality, and exploitation caused by unjust debt.

They discuss the legacy of Thomas Sankara, the neocolonial nature of debt, and how debt reproduces global inequality and poverty.

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