We cannot keep sleepwalking through austerity

Today sees the launch of a new campaign by the ODG (Observatory on Debt in Globalisation). #Somnambulism shows us how debt is devouring our societies, affecting our physical and psychological conditions and breaking our community by imposing an illegitimate and unsustainble burden. From low income countries indebted to rich countries, to families or students not […]

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 […]