Posts Tagged: Debt
A closer look at this administration's record on debt should begin with the question often posed by Africa-based civil society groups: who owes whom?
On his tour of Africa, President Bush promotes an album with serious lyrical flaws that illustrate the ineffectiveness of the U.S. response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa.
Noam Chomsky looks at the increasing power and coordination of the countries of the Global South.
Faith-based activists should take their inspiration from the story of Esther and pursue an inside-outside strategy to secure the wellbeing of the vulnerable.
Noam Chomsky analyzes the Wolfowitz scandal, odious debts, and presidential power.
Niger is the poorest country in the world. Neither humanitarian aid nor free-market reforms prevented its 2005 food crisis.
Cut global poverty in half by 2015? Not with the current mix of debt relief, U.S. trade policy, bureaucratic inertia, and greedy brokers.
Much more work remains to be done to eliminate unjust debts that stifle countries in the developing world.
In 2006, as concern grows over the most pressing security threats, from HIV/AIDS and the bird flu to the ongoing genocide in Darfur, the U.S. will face increasing demands to adapt its Africa policy to address these contemporary challenges.