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Finance leaders come out to play in the Philippines

But how exactly will the Asian Development Bank meeting help the poor? asks Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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World Bank bullying must stop!

Iris Gonzales has strong words for incoming bank boss Jim Yong Kim.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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No we can't

What's not happened at the UN Finance for Development conference.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Green Gold

With the Climate Campin the UK now underway, it is a good moment to reflect on some of thestakes involved in climate change activism. For many people, climatechange is an abstract 'environmental' issue with little impact on theirlives – but there are many people on the front lines who often face alife and death struggle. Such was the story of Sajida Khan, who'sbattle was not with climate change per se, but with some of its so-called 'solutions'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The butterfly effect

Indigenous people aren't just atthe sharp end of climate change, they are pioneering the solutions. We shouldbe listening to them.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Have your say... on the future of fair trade

Fair trade business is booming across the Western world, which can onlybe good news for the millions of poor farmers struggling to survive inthe face of collapsing commodity prices and ruthless multinationals,right? Maybe, but as fair trade goes mainstream, formerly-cleardistinctions about who really benefits are getting blurry.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Privatization brings the rain?

Anti-water privatization activists from all over Africa met today atthe World Social Forum to launch a new African Water Network aimed atstrengthening co-operation and co-ordinating efforts to ‘oppose waterprivatization in all its forms’; to work for a participatory model ofpublic control over water; and to assert that water is a fundamentalhuman right. Virginia Setshedi from the South African Coalition AgainstWater Privatization explained the significance of the event: ‘Today wecelebrate…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The suitable Mr Wolfowitz?

It was just sitting there, waiting to happen – the Paul Wolfowitz corruption scandal. But over so small a thing! I don’t want to belittle the World Bankchief’s actions, but using his position to ensure a plum job (salary$200,000) for his lover Shaha Riza is chicken feed by World Bankstandards..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Information gap

The Freedom of Information Bill in Sierra Leone continues to be stalled.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Let there be light

Will the Bumbuna Hydroelectric Project in Sierra Leone ever be completed? .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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