cost of a polluted environment: 1.7 million child deaths a year, says WHO
reports issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO) have sounded the alarm on
the impact of a polluted environment on children.
that the Pharma business model actually wants people sick
US pharmaceutical industry employs a variety of dirty tactics, including
funding 'patient' groups, to keep drug prices, and its profits, high.
By Martha Rosenberg
for hidden black money? London might be the place to start
money may be funnelled away in tax havens, but it is all controlled out of
London, where Indian and other billionaires are happy to be based.
By Kannan Srinivasan
confronts challenge of capital flight
has recently experienced a flight of capital from its shores and the Chinese
government has responded with a range of restrictions on foreign exchange
By CP Chandrasekhar
UN report which concluded that Israel was guilty 'beyond a reasonable doubt' of
imposing apartheid policies against Palestinians has predictably drawn a
furious response from Israel and its supporters.
By Vijay Prashad
'has the gall' to ask Cambodia to pay war debt
US, which invaded Cambodia in May 1970, is now demanding the repayment of its
declassified CIA memo presents blueprint for Syrian regime collapse
recently declassified CIA document originating from the 1980s Reagan era explores
multiple scenarios for regime change in Syria. The scenarios appear to have
prefigured some of the more recent developments in that country.
By Brad Hoff
now valued as a financial commodity, charges UN expert
highlighting how the process of financialisation has become an impediment to
the realisation of the right to adequate housing, the UN Special Rapporteur on
this right has in her recent report suggested some remedial measures.
By Kanaga Raja
women cannot celebrate their day
8 March is celebrated as International Women's Day, millions around the world,
for one reason or another, cannot call this day their own.
By Baher Kamal
women: Symbols of historical achievements and political leadership
Reflecting on the experience of Nepal with regard to the position of women,
there is a case for the symbolic promotion of women as this does make a
By Barbara Nimri Aziz
Suryadi AG (1951-1999), who died tragically at the age of 48, was a promising
poet and prose writer. He belonged to a literary generation which made
Indonesian regional settings the focus of its writing.
By Dennis Brutus
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