LOBO loans Documentary

In 2015, Debt Resistance UK research using the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) helped Channel 4 Dispatches produce the documentary: “How Councils Blow Your Millions”  which looked at risky and potentially unlawful LOBO loans between banks and councils like the London Borough of Newham. Join Debt Resistance UK to watch excerpts from C4 Dispatches, and for a discussion on LOBO […]

LOBO loan Hackday

Debt Resistance UK needs your help to investigate LOBO loans! Join us for a HackDay dedicated to gathering, analysing and making accessible data on how banks have been fleecing the public via toxic loans to Councils. So far we’ve uncovered that Councils in the UK have fallen prey to over £15bn of unfair loans from banks like […]

Blockupy the Banks!

Smash ideological Austerity On Budget Day 2015 18 March 2015 – assembling 2pm St Pauls London Today as George Osborne delivers another austerity budget, transferring bank debts to the shoulders of the working poor, EU elites will gather in Frankfurt for the opening of the new European Central Bank (ECB) building. Debt Resistance UK are […]

Power, Hope and Delusion

We have witnessed in the past year across Europe the consolidation and strengthening of political parties claiming to be the institutional arm of the fight against neoliberalism. On one side their rise has given hope to many suffering under the harsh measures of the austerity programmes, but on the other it has created the delusion […]