Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus has helped a lot of poor women, but
the basic problem in developing countries is landlessness. A $130
microloan won't solve that problem.
Twenty-five years ago, IRA prisoner Bobby Sands died after a sixty-six day hunger strike. Today political prisoners from Guantánamo to Iran, Turkey and Eastern Europe continue to use hunger to draw attention to their plights.
Tsunami. Hurricane. Earthquake. War. Poverty. Injustice. It's been a
tough year, but here's a list of extraordinary groups who deserve a
place on your holiday gift list.
With a new wave of activism against sweatshops sweeping college
campuses, student interest in the morality of their clothing choices
can set a standard for the rest of us.
This year's World Social Forum gave culture its due--and reaped the rewards.
Imagining the possibilities at the World Social Forum.
If another world is possible, what will that world look like?
The first referendum in Bolivia's history represents a hopeful sign.
The US policies of economic globalization and militarization are failing.
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