Posts Tagged: development
China is emerging as the leading economic force in Burma, and the Burmese are starting to get uncomfortable.
By clinging to a paternalistic attitude and an antiquated Washington Consensus, the United States has opened up space for a broad Chinese role in Africa.
Celebrities are going global in their activism. But are they doing the right thing?
Instead of giving two cheers to sweatshops, we should alter the policies that cause poverty in the first place
President Obama's speech in El Paso on May 10 put the immigration debate back on the table. In reaffirming his commitment to comprehensive immigration reform, he attempted to reframe a debate that has been dominated by a focus on security.
The economist talks about gender and development.
Haiti's reconstruction still has a long ways to go, but needed development industry reforms can go a long way toward strengthening local government and providing jobs for Haitians not just outsiders.
In an interview with Basta! at the World Social Forum, Firoze Manji discusses the problems of the 'aid industry.'
A very small charge on currency transactions could raise billions for
President Obama's latest initiative for Africa, Feed the Future, is likely to end up feeding the corporations eager to make a profit off of African farmers.