Jubilee

  • 16 Nov 2012

    Occupy Wall Street has launched a ‘Rolling Jubilee’ of debt cancellations, in a “people’s bailout” campaign to wipe out millions of dollars of toxic debt.

  • 29 Aug 2012

    Hundreds of activists across the UK are signing up to a new Jubilee for Justice call for countries afflicted by debt.

  • 16 Aug 2012

    Last week, Jubilee Scotland organised a conversation on economic alternatives and motivating people for change at the 2012 Festival of Spirituality and Peace. Here Simon Barrow revisits an earlier article he wrote for The Guardian on the real meaning of "jubilee".

  • 10 Aug 2012

    The need to restructure the economy and redefine banking in terms of community and environment is being stressed at the Festival of Spirituality and Peace.

  • 8 Aug 2012

    Jubilee Scotland is taking part in the Festival of Spirituality and Peace in Edinburgh this year, with an event discussing the call for a new Jubilee.

  • 8 Dec 2011

    Jubilee Debt Campaign, the successor organisation to Jubilee 2000, has called for a cancellation of many of the debts owed between European countries.

  • 29 Mar 2010

    Imagine what our world would look like if instead of money as currency, our communities were based on the trading of chickens. In this world of chicken trading it would be very obvious if one person’s ‘wealth’ of chickens was dramatically more than that of someone else, says Jonathan Dorsett

  • 6 Jun 2007

    On the opening day of the G8 summit, leading international debt cancellation advocacy groups declared that the deal leaders negotiated 2 years ago has not solved the debt crisis. They also issued a strong call to the G8 to stop the activities of 'vulture funds'.

  • 4 Feb 2007

    A national grassroots campaign mounted by Jubilee USA, the international humanitarian agency, Church World Service (the ecumenical Christian relief network) and allied organizations is urging Americans to send Valentine's Day wishes to US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, asking him to have a heart and cancel Liberia's 3.5 billion dollar debt.

  • 1 Feb 2007

    An alliance of sixteen faith community leaders and the chief executive of the British Humanist Association have sent a letter to Prime Minister Tony Blair, urging the government to take further decisive action on the “affront and injustice of international debt”.