The reparative economy
Instead of a system that puts profit over people and the planet, we need to build an economy that prioritises repair and healing.
How the IMF could help the Global South fight the climate crisis
Opinion: Billions were allocated to help countries fight Covid – the same must be done for climate action
Published in:ourEconomy: VideoEmpire not only made the colonies. It made the unequal Britain we see today
openDemocracy’s new film BOOMERANG, exploring the legacies of empire through Liverpool’s docks, is available online
To achieve racial justice we must rebuild the world – and save the planet
Olúfémi Táíwò argues that reparations for slavery and colonialism must include saving the earth from climate catastrophe
‘Repair is the reimagination of power’: Healing from the injustices of colonialism
Raj Patel and Rupa Marya, the authors of ‘Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice’, on building an...
The case for climate reparations is now irrefutable
The latest UN climate report highlights how communities that have contributed the least to climate change are...
Published in:ourEconomy: NewsIsland states meet to discuss suing Global North over climate change
A new alliance for climate reparations is seeking compensation from wealthier countries for loss and damage
Why climate justice must go beyond borders
The elite’s ‘solution’ to the climate crisis is to turn the displaced into exploitable migrant labour. We need a...
Published in:ourEconomy: AnalysisIt’s time to decolonise our multilateral system for climate justice
COP26 exposed a need to center the Indigenous wisdoms and regenerative practices of communities that endure the most harm
'Oil companies owe a debt to the lives destroyed'
In this interview, Ken Henshaw explains why Nigerians are demanding reparations for over 60 years of Shell oil extraction
Published in:openDemocracyUK: OpinionIt’s time to issue climate reparations to working-class people around the world
Shared struggles, shared solutions: connecting communities from east London to Ogoniland in search of justice
Delivering reparatory justice means uprooting the legacies of colonialism
Reparations are not charity or aid – but an acknowledgment of responsibility by industrialised nations that they...
From revelation to reckoning to revolution: In pursuit of racial justice
Without implementing a reparative justice agenda, new traumas will just pile on top of the old ones
Published in:ourEconomyWe’re launching a new series on the reparative economy. And we need your help!
Instead of a system that puts profit over people and the planet, we need to build an economy that prioritises repair...
Published in:ourEconomy: FeatureReparations would shake up American capitalism – and that’s a good thing
Paying compensation to the descendants of slaves would not just right a historic wrong, it would transform the US...
Published in:ourEconomyRepaying the debt owed to Black people requires a democratic and reparative economy
The entire racial capitalist system that extracts labor and blood from Black lives must go.
Published in:ourEconomy: AnalysisThe UK claims to be a world leader in fighting climate change. It’s wrong
At home, the UK outsources its responsibility to decarbonise, and abroad it fails its historic responsibility to...
Barbados: the small but mighty force for climate action
The island’s first female premiere shows the connection between slavery, reparations and climate finance – and how...
The United States owes Black America reparations
Following centuries of exploitation, theft and discrimination, here is what a reparative economic agenda should entail.