Instead of ranking countries by their “business friendliness,” the World Bank should rank corporations according to their social responsibility.
All the undocumented farm workers who harvest our food deserve a chance to live without fear of deportation.
A cooperative approach to the environmental damage done by overfishing could change the tenor of North-South relations in Korea.
It’s not just about oil: To support the world’s burgeoning billions in a warming climate, the human race needs to drastically rethink its approach to agriculture.
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
Bolivia has found a way to cut coca production without sacrificing the leaf’s cultural importance or cracking down on small growers. But Washington’s not having it.
Amid rising anti-government sentiment and a series of natural disasters, Bosnia-Herzegovina’s fractured ethnic communities are drawing strength from an unlikely source: each other.
Backed by U.S. development aid, the Ethiopian government is seizing land, demolishing homes, and cracking down on activists in a bid to expand its capital city.
Like the United States, Brazil has a long way to go with its response to global warming.
As it considers whether to back a controversial dam in Tajikistan, the World Bank needs to revisit its criteria for funding projects that displace people from their homes.