Posts Tagged: poverty
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.
Migration is one of the best mechanisms for reducing poverty.
Instead of giving two cheers to sweatshops, we should alter the policies that cause poverty in the first place
By the time we've had enough, it will be too late.
In occupied Iraq, the population living in urban slums has skyrocketed. Why haven't we heard more about this shocking statistic?