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Economics & Coronavirus with Ann Pettifor, Paul Mason & Molly Scott Cato

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XR co-founders Dr. Gail Bradbrook and Roger Hallam in conversation with economists: • Paul Mason – author, commentator and former economics editor for C4 and BBC Newsnight • Molly Scott Cato – Professor of Green Economics and former Green MEP for the South West • Ann Pettifor – author and economist focused on the global ...

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XR co-founders Dr. Gail Bradbrook and Roger Hallam in conversation with economists:



• Paul Mason – author, commentator and former economics editor for C4 and BBC Newsnight


• Molly Scott Cato – Professor of Green Economics and former Green MEP for the South West


• Ann Pettifor – author and economist focused on the global financial system and sovereign debt



Recorded live via Zoom 28 March 2020



Everything is changing. Many have been predicting for some time that our global systems are creating the conditions for pandemics and ignoring the prospect of climate and ecological breakdown. What can radical economists tell us about the systemic issues we are facing and what needs to change?



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Ann Pettifor
I’m Ann Pettifor, author and analyst of the global financial system, and co-author of The Green New Deal (2008). I predicted an Anglo-American debt-deflationary crisis back in 2003, and in September, 2006 published The Coming First World Debt Crisis (Palgrave). I am known for my work on the sovereign debts of low income countries and for leading an international movement for the cancellation of debts, Jubilee 2000.

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