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The new BRICS bank could rival the IMF or fall flat on its face. Either way, it's a sign of shifting global power and influence.
Some claim Western colonization constituted a kind of golden age for once colonial countries.
The shameful consequences for public healthcare when structural adjustment rears its ugly head.
There's no purely military solution to the insurgency raging across northeastern Nigeria.
The World Bank and International Monetary Fund structural adjustment policies undermined government funding for health infrastructure countries most afflicted by Ebola.
The citizens of South Sudan are paying the price for happening to live in a country that does not deserve to be called a country.
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
The devastation in South Sudan over the past year has been horrendous and it could get worse.
The latest climate talks were an exercise in futility and delay. But that doesn't mean activists should give up.
The failure to begin laying the groundwork for improved healthcare infrastructure in Africa is a virtual guarantee that populations will remain susceptible to further outbreaks.