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Vol 40 No 20

Published 8th October 1999

Who's dropping the debt?

The debt of poor countries has finally become a significant political issue in the West. The latest changes on debt policy have been prompted by non-governmental organisations' relentless lobbying of Western (or Northern) governments and a sympathetic management team at the World Bank. Here are the main voices in the debt debate:

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