Watch Dispatches: How Councils Blow your Millions on Channel 4 to learn about how LOBO loans are helping private banks extort local authority money.
Listen to Promises, Promises by David Graeber, anthropologist and figurehead of the Occupy movement. An excellent history of debt for BBC Radio 4.
Drop the Debt in the press
- Unite calls for amnesty on pre-devolution Scottish council debts in The Guardian, March 2016
- Forget tax hikes: plan B is citizens’ debt audits in Open Democracy, March 2016.
- Letter to Andrew Tyrie MP on Debt Resistance UK, March 2016.
- Labour challenges SNP to support amnesty on pre-devolution debt in The Herald, January 2016.
- Dugdale calls for pre-devolution council debt to be written off on STV, January 2016.
- Kezia Dugdale calls for a £200m a year council debt amnesty in the Scotman, January 2016.