Cory Doctorow

Oct 2, 2021

7 min read

How the IMF loan-sharks the global south

With surcharges, the cruelty is the point.

A cell in a debtors’ prison, captioned ‘Pray remember the poor debtors having no allowance,’ behind the bars is a map centered on South America, Asia and Africa. Image: Sbw01f (modified) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Developed_and_developing_countries.PNG CC BY: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en