An activist imitates Argentinian former first lady Eva Peron at a protest calling for debt reform, in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 11.  Photo: EPA-EFE
An activist imitates Argentinian former first lady Eva Peron at a protest calling for debt reform, in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 11. Photo: EPA-EFE
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

Pandemic and climate change mean extraordinary debt levels are becoming the new normal

  • Global debt has risen to record levels as countries try to shore up their health systems, fight Covid-19 and restart their economies
  • Inflation, a flagging recovery and the prospect of further spending to fight climate change could have even rich countries sweating over debt levels

An activist imitates Argentinian former first lady Eva Peron at a protest calling for debt reform, in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 11.  Photo: EPA-EFE
An activist imitates Argentinian former first lady Eva Peron at a protest calling for debt reform, in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 11. Photo: EPA-EFE
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