Posts Tagged: poverty
Despite a worldwide reduction in poverty, the economic situation of Roma in East-Central Europe has declined.
U.S. officials are propping up the capture of Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman as a major drug war victory. They're wrong.
Some African economies would need to grow at the impossible rate of seven percent to meet the Millennium Development Goal for poverty eradication.
There are two tests of social change movements: endurance and regeneration. After two decades, Mexico's Zapatista movement can now say it passed both.
With support from Moscow, Washington, and the former imperial capitals no longer assured, armed groups in Africa now compete for riches in diamond mines, gold pits, oil wells, and rare earth deposits.
To support women's rights in Egypt, the international community must condemn state violence, support civil society, and work for economic justice.
With a million people demonstrating in the streets of Brazil, everyone's scrambling to understand how a 20-cent bus fare hike turned into a social revolt.
Nearly 20 years since NAFTA went into effect, its empty promises have been laid bare for the people of Mexico.
What scared Washington most about Chavez was not his failures or idiosyncrasies. It was his success.
Comparing Hugo Chavez's accomplishments to his U.S. obits was like taking a trip through Alice's looking glass.