Asia

North Korea: No hope for the hopeless

The former leader Kim Jong-il. Photo: www.kremlin.ru. wikimedia.After the announcement of the death of the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-il,…

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Economy And Trade

Haiti: “The Republic of NGOs”

The Red Cross on Haiti. One of many aid providers. Photo: British Red Cross. FlickrRarely are non-governmental organizations (NGOs) thought…

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Africa

In the Shadow of the Arab Spring

Saharawi troops, near Tifariti (Western Sahara). Photo: Saharauiak. wikimediaTHE CONFLICT IN WESTERN SAHARA In the light of the Arab Spring,…

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Africa

Refugees in Egypt

Protests against Mubarak. Alexandria, January 25th 2011. Photo: antonello_mangano. flickr The Arab spring has given hope to millions of people…

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Economy And Trade

Raúl Castro’s Reforms

Cuban President Raul Castro. Photo: Trinidad-News.com. flickrCHANGING THE COURSE OF CUBA When the infamous Fidel Castro was replaced as president…

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Culture

Building Belo Monte

Brazilian President Dilma Vana Rousseff. Photo: Pablo Manriquez. flickr- One of the Amazon’s most controversial development projects   The Brazilian…

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Central America

Daniel Ortega

Daniel Ortega. Photo: Presidencia de la República del Ecuador. flickr- From Revolutionary Idealist to Cunning Capitalist   In November of last…

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Europe

“Being frustrated about inequality and injustice was not enough”

Cecilia Malmström. Photo: Hans Doverholm. wikicommons Interview with Cecilia Malmström One year since the Arab spring the European Union is…

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Human Rights

The Awakening of a New Iran?

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Photo: Presidencia de la República del Ecuador. FlickrThere has been much controversy recently on the position of Iran…

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Conflict

Occupy Wall Street Calls for End to Corporate Personhood

Occupy Wall Street protesters. Photo: S51438.wikimedia commonA little over four months has passed since protesters began gathering in Zuccotti Park,…

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