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Norm Dixon

G8 debt relief scam: Africa needs justice!

Casual readers of the newspaper headlines could be forgiven for believing that the leaders of the richest and most powerful countries have had a miraculous change of heart. If the papers are to be
believed, the key decades-long demand of the global justice movement — debt cancellation — had been agreed to, thanks to an unlikely alliance between Tony Blair's British Labour government, leading aid agencies and pop "legends" Bob Geldof and Bono. However, the devil is in the details, as Australia's Green Left Weekly's Norm Dixon discovers. [Full article]


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