Sunday, July 29, 2012

Renegade Economist - An Interview With Ann Pettifor



Ann is a leading author and commentator on economic affairs. She is the executive director of Advocacy International, which undertakes research and advises governments and organisations on matters relating to international finance and sustainable development, and a founder-member of the Green New Deal Group. She is also Campaigns Director at Operation Noah, a faith-driven climate change campaign group.
Ann is best known for her leadership of a worldwide campaign to cancel approximately $100 billion of debts owed by 42 of the poorest countries - Jubilee 2000. In 2003, she edited nef's book Real World Economic Outlook, which correctly predicted the credit crunch.

Ann has received the Pax Christi International Peace Prize and has a honourary doctorate from the University of Newcastle. She was born in South Africa.

Read Ann's blog at:   debtonation.org


Ann Pettifor

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

She's good Mike and pointing out that we are being deliberatly blinded by those in power to focus on the micro rather than the macro - larger picture - tells us exactly where the root cause of this deception is coming from - and why ! All the Earth's a stage -and a false one at that !

Michael B.