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The World Bank and International Monetary Fund structural adjustment policies undermined government funding for health infrastructure countries most afflicted by Ebola.
The citizens of South Sudan are paying the price for happening to live in a country that does not deserve to be called a country.
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
The devastation in South Sudan over the past year has been horrendous and it could get worse.
The latest climate talks were an exercise in futility and delay. But that doesn't mean activists should give up.
The failure to begin laying the groundwork for improved healthcare infrastructure in Africa is a virtual guarantee that populations will remain susceptible to further outbreaks.
Can video games crowdsource more democratic solutions to the world's problems?
Instead of ranking countries by their "business friendliness," the World Bank should rank corporations according to their social responsibility.
The most effective treatment for Ebola might be having white skin.
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it's going to take hundreds of billions more.