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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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A passion for life

13 HIV-positive Latin-American stories seek to inform and address AIDS-related stigma.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Mercury rising

Day 2 of the Forum and the wazungu (white people) are allstarting to turn various shades of pink from sunburns and heatexposure. The drums and singing are a constant thrum in the backgroundas thousands move from workshop to workshop or just wander aroundsluggishly browsing the various stalls. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Don’t Drop the Ball on Aid

Guest post from Oxfam's Ian Sullivan I love football. I also love working for Oxfam. They’re two of my major passions in life and I can be quite geeky about them.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The unequal state of the world

Billionaires bounce back, soup kitchen queues grow in Athens: State of the World Atlas author Dan Smith explores our current paradoxes.…

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The perils of writing a history of the world

When I first embarked on writing a brief history of the world, my colleagues at the New Internationalist thought I was mad, says Chris Brazier. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Kiswahili crash course

Of the few languages I’ve had the privilege to learn (badly) in my life, Kiswahili(Swahili) is my favourite. It’s wonderful expressionism and rich use ofproverbs is a window into a different way of looking at life andcommunicating with one another. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The WSF's Seven Year Itch

I recently submitted this post on the Guardian's Comment is Freesection which has started a little bit of a discussion. Please join inand contribute your own thoughts about these issues. It's a goodopportunity to get some kind of debate going about the Social Forumprocess, reflections, criticisms, anecdotes, etc.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Kleptocracy comes home

David Ransom argues that government by theft is no longer confined to the 'Third World' - nor oligarchy to the former Soviet Union.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Fat cats and foul play

Azad Essa is unimpressed with FIFA’s friendly feline, mascot of the soccer World Cup this June.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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