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Breaking News

March 5th, 2018

The bond market is “a hall of mirrors.” The faster America “grows”, the faster America goes bust. Trade war heats up as Trump imposes tariffs and Europe, China promise to retaliate. Jim Rickards wonders if a shooting war follows the trade war. White House in chaos as more advisors leave. Gold and silver stable as […]

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DRC: A Crisis the World Can No Longer Afford to Ignore

March 4th, 2018

KIKWIT, DR Congo, Mar 04 (IPS) – This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8.The numbers are hard to fathom. Nearly two million people driven from their homes in 2017 alone. The worst cholera epidemic of the past 15 years, with over 55,000 cases and more than 1,000 deaths. Countless others killed, maimed or sexually assaulted.

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Rural Women Are Essential to the Struggle Against Hunger

March 4th, 2018

SANTIAGO, Mar 03 (IPS) – This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8.Adelaida Marca, an Aymaran indigenous woman who produces premium oregano in Socoroma, in the foothills of the Andes in the far north of Chile, embodies the recovery of heirloom seeds, and is a representative of a workforce that supports thousands of people and of a future marked by greater gender equality.

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Citizen-Generated Energy Enters the Scene in Argentina

February 25th, 2018

BUENOS AIRES, Feb 24 (IPS) – The Argentine population can now generate their own energy through clean and unconventional sources and incorporate surpluses into the public grid, thanks to a new law. This is an important novelty in a country embarked on a slow and difficult process, with a still uncertain end, to replace fossil fuels.

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Latin America Focuses on Attacking Pockets of Rural Poverty

February 18th, 2018

SANTIAGO, Feb 18 (IPS) – Identifying territories where rural poverty is most entrenched in Latin America and the Caribbean to apply new tools and innovative policies to combat hunger is the new strategy that will be discussed at a ministerial meeting to be held in early March.

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A Crisis Deepens in Libya but Where Are the Cameras?

February 18th, 2018

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 16 (IPS) – Perhaps no major political or humanitarian disaster is as overlooked as the ongoing crisis in Libya. For example, although the New York Times in September 2017 published a total of seven articles mentioning Libya, only one of them touched on the violence ripping it apart. Even the Times’ gesture merely highlighted the latest permutation of the US government’s foreign military decisions.

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Ethnic Violence in Ethiopia Stoked by Social Media from U.S.

February 11th, 2018

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Feb 11 (IPS) – In Ethiopia social media is a double-edged sword: capable of filling a sore need for more information but also of pushing the country toward even greater calamity.

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UN Security Council Must Halt Disastrous March of Myanmar’s Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya

February 11th, 2018

LONDON, Feb 09 (IPS) – Abdu Salam stayed in his village as Myanmar soldiers and local vigilantes burned down dozens of homes there last August. He stayed as news spread of atrocities that soldiers had committed in other Rohingya villages across northern Rakhine State. He stayed because Hpon Nyo Leik village was his home, the only home he’d known, and he wanted to protect his family’s property and right to live there.

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Climate Change is Hurting Children the Most: Here is How to Protect Them

February 4th, 2018

Feb 02 (IPS) – In the United States, the 21 young people who are plaintiffs in the case Juliana v. United States will soon make their case against the government for failing to take action against climate change. Similar lawsuits have been filed in countries including Portugal, India, and Pakistan.

Read the full story, “Climate Change is Hurting Children the Most: Here is How to Protect Them”, on globalissues.org


How Did That Get Into My Bond Fund??

January 31st, 2018

Towards the end of financial bubbles, people who previously paid little attention to things like “quality” start trying to figure out what they actually own. The result is either funny or terrifying, depending on the point of view. This time around bonds are (finally) getting a closer look. From today’s Wall Street Journal: Decade of […]

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