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The tension between the personal and the political permeates new books on Haiti by Amy Wilentz and Jonathan M. Katz.
Three years after the earthquake, 350,000 are still living in refugee camps, while millions in aid money is lavished on a tourist hotel.
As the federal government refuses to recognize the UN treaty on the rights of the disabled, a growing number of cities are incorporating international human rights standards into their policymaking.
How a central bank created to exist apart from politics got drawn into bitter political arguments.
The Bank claims it wants to step up to the challenge of climate change. But why is it still investing in fossil fuels?
The tangled diplomacy over UN recognition seemed to affirm that Hamas’s defiance pays greater dividends than the Palestinian Authority’s conciliation.
You know you’re in trouble when the master of structural adjustment says enough is enough.
How the international relief effort after the 2010 earthquake excluded Haitians from their own recovery.
With a new SEC regulation, no longer will big oil and mining companies be able to hide under-the-table payments to crooked Third World governments.
If the Congolese people can force the multinational mining giants to pay their government fairly, this country has a chance.