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President patronizing

Obama’s speech in Ghana has caused anger in Africa, as Sokari Ekine explains.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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More on the meltdown

We're all struggling day by day to make sense of the mayhem in themarkets - neoconservative governments discovering the virtues ofnationalization, speculators' bubbles finally bursting, doom-mongerswho have been predicting the collapse of capitalism for decadessuddenly worrying about their own pensions and mortgages when itarrives….…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The dirty price of a quick fix

South Africa’s power crisis can’t be solved by another World Bank loan.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

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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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