Resisting Austerity: International lmpact and Solutions

Facebook Live event organized by the Center for Popular Democracy

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On June 2nd, The Action Lab co-sponsored Resisting Austerity: International lmpact and Solutions, a live streaming event organized by the Center for Popular Democracy.

Communities around the world are resisting the negative impacts of austerity and profiteering at the hands of vulture funds and Wall Street’s most powerful – it’s time to put an end to profit over people!Join us in this international solidarity panel as experts break down the impact of hedge funds in vulnerable economies and how communities are organizing to stop them. We’ll be hearing from community members and organizers from Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Argentina, Colombia, Greece, Zambia and the Congo – all at the heart of this hurt and fight. These voices will be supported by renown experts on sovereign debt and economics, amplifying the need for legislative action in key places like New York State and the United Kingdom.

Co-sponsored by: Boricuas Unidos en la Diáspora (BUDPR), Construyamos Otro Acuerdo (COA), CUFFH, Diáspora en Resistencia, Erlassjahr, New York Communities for Change (NYCC), Debt Justice UK (formerly Jubilee Debt Campaign), Eurodad, Latindadd, Open Society Foundations, Strong Economy for All Coalition, The Action Lab.