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Sameer Dossani

Sameer Dossani has been working on issues of debt, development, human rights and the international financial institutions for over 10 years, including as Executive Director of 50 Years Is Enough: U.S. Network for Global Economic Justice. Sameer is ActionAid’s expert on the ‘BRICS’, including Brazil, Russia, India and China.  He has been working on international economic justice issues for over 10 years, including leading the international network on accountability of the Asian Development Bank and the U.S. Network for Economic Justice. 

Latest blogs

ActionAid's Sameer Dossani provides some reflections from the G20 Summit and what the Brisbane communiqué actually means for developing countries who are falling short at the hands of corporate...
The bombs falling in Gaza represent a continuation of a colonial and cold war order that must change. In this world order the US can almost unilaterally negate the consensus in favor of a Palestinian...
As bombas que atingem Gaza representam a continuação da ordem de uma guerra colonial e fria que deve mudar. Nesta ordem mundial os EUA podem quase unilateralmente negar o consenso a favor de um...
As I've said before, 2015 will be a big year for those keeping an eye on development. Not only will the  Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire, they will be replaced by a new set of goals...
Prashad’s long but gripping telling of post-colonial history is a must-read for those who would better understand – and reclaim – the struggles for just and equitable global power relations.The...
The Poorer Nations - Front Cover
This week sees world leaders gather in New York for their annual UN summit, with fighting poverty high on the agendaDevelopment takes a back seat to political posturing at these events. But leaders...
Another gathering of world leaders has come and gone and people around the world are left wondering if there’s anything to show for it.While headlines were dominated by the possibility of US-led...
Almost five years to the day since the collapse of international investment bank Bear Stearns, G20 leaders are holding their annual summit to discuss the state of the world’s economy. This time in St...
Last week, the High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda (HLP) released its final report. Co-chaired by the Heads of Government of Indonesia, Liberia, and the United Kingdom, the report is...
Though Margaret Thatcher is no longer among the living, her ideology lives on. That ideology – known today as neoliberalism, or “free market fundamentalism” in a phrase coined by George Soros – is...