The Geography of Poverty

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram JAKARTA, Jun 30 2016 (IPS) – World leaders agreed in 2000 to halve the number of people living in poverty by 2015. The poverty line was defined as the purchasing power parity (PPP) equivalent to a… Continue Reading

Democrats Need to Wake Up

By BERNIE SANDERS* Surprise, surprise. Workers in Britain, many of whom have seen a decline in their standard of living while the very rich in their country have become much richer, have turned their backs on the European Union and… Continue Reading

Will Brexit Have Political Ramifications at UN?

By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Jun 2016 (IPS) – The much-ballyhooed British exit (Brexit) from the 28-member European Union (EU) is likely to have political ramifications at the United Nations – both in the short and the long term.

Islamophobia Documentary

Dear readers, Sending you the link for the Islamophobia panel documentary Best regards, The Editor – Other News Islamophobia Documentary Dear Friends, Chers Amis This video as a souvenir of our joint action on Islamophobia/ Cette video en souvenir de… Continue Reading

What Is Putin Up To in China?

By Damien Sharkov – Newsweek Selling arms and oil and unnerving the West will be on the agenda for Putin’s China visit. Russian President Vladimir Putin will be on his way to China on Friday, the Kremlin has announced, in… Continue Reading