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New Statesman Webinar: Coronavirus and the Economic Crisis

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In the New Statesman’s recent webinar on coronavirus and the economic crisis, journalist Paul Mason, executive director of think tank IPPR Carys Roberts, and economist Ann Pettifor explored the pandemic’s economic impact in the UK. The discussion was chaired by senior online editor George Eaton.

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In the New Statesman’s recent webinar on coronavirus and the economic crisis, journalist Paul Mason, executive director of think tank IPPR Carys Roberts, and economist Ann Pettifor explored the pandemic’s economic impact in the UK. The discussion was chaired by senior online editor George Eaton.


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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