Tag: debt

  • The Problem of Private Sector Debt and Coronavirus in Developing Countries

    This recent report by Global Justice Now highlights the increasing role of private sector companies in providing loans for development to developing countries. Some of these loans often have quite significant interest rates, as you can see from this chart – the longer the loan term, the higher the interest rate: NB the institutions holding…

  • Right Wing American Media Bias

    Identifying media bias through content analysis is a key skill in sociology. The American media is often accused of having a right-wing bias which means they will present a pro-capitalist, pro-business world view as normal and desirable and promote a neoliberal policy agenda. (1) Below I analyse one newspaper article (about why 66 million Americans…