Posts Tagged: Civil Society
The United Nations is not just about governments. Civil society has played an increasingly important role in UN deliberations.
U Win Tin spent 19 years in Rangoon's notorious Insein prison. The chief strategist of the National League for Democracy managed to keep organizing even behind bars.
This powerful collection of essays describes the citizen diplomacy and peace movements that have been taking root in India and Pakistan.
The market can provide poor and oppressed people throughout the world with useful goods and services, but can't affect broad, sustainable social transformation.
Understanding the strength of the Taliban and its supporters could provide needed insight on how to overcome the Taliban using other tools than just the military.
China makes, the world takes. And that includes pollution.
Andrew Wells-Dang questions whether Western capitalism is transforming Vietnam into a neo-liberal paradise.
Should the United States emphasize democracy or humanist religious traditions in its approach to global Islam? FPIF's Najum Mushtaq and Abdeslam Maghraoui of the U.S. Institute of Peace offer two different answers.
On the eve of their summit in Singapore, the World Bank and IMF are in serious trouble, from a democratic deficit to a serious economic shortfall. Columnist Walden Bello writes about the event he was banned from attending.