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An archive of previously posted features (2017)

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4599: The Sambor Dam is a tragic mistake for Cambodia
by Sabrina Gyorvary (November 2017)
4598: Climate scientists warn of unprecedented risks to humanity
by Jaya Ramachandran (November 2017)
4597: The Trump tax reform plan is likely to negatively affect developing countries
by Yuefen LI (November 2017)
4596: Rolling back the tide of pesticide poison, corruption and looming mass extinction
by Colin Todhunter (November 2017)
4595: 79 ACP countries keen to remove 'imbalances' in ties with EU
by Jaya Ramachandran (November 2017)
4594: Mounting illicit financial outflows from south
by Jomo Kwame Sundaram & Zera Zuryana Idris (November 2017)
4593: Agroecology: Radically changing how we face food insecurity and climate change
by Josianne Gauthier (November 2017)
4592: Dams on Myanmar’s Irrawaddy river could fuel more conflicts in the country
by Julian Kirchherr (November 2017)
4591: No trust in institutions
by Alan C. Robles (November 2017)
4590: Resisting hydroelectric dams in Guatemala: A matter of life and death
by Zia Kandler (October 2017)
4589: TPPA: The walking dead free trade agreement
by Ivan Enrile (October 2017)
4588: Giving visibility – And land rights – To the indigenous
by Fabíola Ortiz (October 2017)
4587: Disadvantaged women
by Linda Engel (October 2017)
4586: Why can’t booming Ethiopia handle this year’s drought?
by IRIN (October 2017)
4585: Out of Africa: Understanding economic refugees
by Anis Chowdhury & Jomo Kwame Sundaram (October 2017)
4584: RCEP in India: A creamy deal for transnational corporations
by Ashlesha Khadse & GRAIN (October 2017)
4583: What happened to the arms trade treaty?
by Harry Blain (October 2017)
4582: G77 and China adopt wide ranging declaration
by Adriano José Timossi (October 2017)
4581: Coffee growers in Laos are turning to organic farming
by Robyn Wilson (October 2017)
4580: The world is facing a global sand crisis
by Aurora Torres, Jianguo "Jack" Liu, Jodi Brandt & Kristen Lear (October 2017)
4579: If you want Puerto Rico to recover, cancel its debt
by Mark Weisbrot (October 2017)
4578: Twin earthquakes expose Mexico’s deep inequality
by Luis Gómez Romero (October 2017)
4577: While big countries talk, small islands suffer
by Earl Bousquet (October 2017)
4576: Cold reception to Trump doctrine at United Nations
by Martin Khor (October 2017)
4575: Fears over Ethiopian dam’s costly impact on environment, people
by Sean Avery (September 2017)
4574: World hunger increasing for first time since turn of the century
by Shelley Connor (September 2017)
4573: Silk road across the Indian Ocean
by Katja Dombrowski (September 2017)
4572: The world protests as Amazon forests are opened to mining
by Beatriz Garcia (September 2017)
4571: Tap water across the globe contains plastic, study shows
by Emily Difrisco (September 2017)
4570: NAFTA reloaded
by Simon Schatzberg (September 2017)
4569: For Many In Puerto Rico, 'Energy Dominance' Is Just A New Name For Us Colonialism
by Catalina M. de Onís (September 2017)
4568: The Cost Of Land Grabbing In Mozambique's Tete Province
by Burag Gurden (September 2017)
4567: How Some African Farmers Are Responding To Climate Change - And What We Can Learn From Them
by Geoffrey Kamadi (September 2017)
4566: How climate change is disrupting lives in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta
by Robyn Wilson (September 2017)
4565: African Peasants Highlight Struggles At Global Meeting
by Boaventura Monjane (September 2017)
4564: Big tobacco goes after the young in developing markets
by Daniel O'Neill (September 2017)
4563: The Mozambican debt crisis: Illegitimate debt back on the international agenda
by Bodo Ellmers (August 2017)
4562: Victory for indigenous peoples over land rights in Brazil’s supreme court decision
by Brent Millikan & Christian Poirier (August 2017)
4561: Big pharma, IP wars and profit over people
by Shreerupa Mitra-Jha (August 2017)
4560: Climate change drives indian farmer suicides, says new study
by G.B.S.N.P Varma (August 2017)
4559: Occupied labour: The treadmill of Palestinian work in Israel
by Andreas Hackl (August 2017)
4558: First as tragedy, now as farce: lessons from 12 August 1982
by Mark Perera (August 2017)
4557: Biological annihilation on earth is accelerating
by Robert J. Burrowes (August 2017)
4556: How markets undermine African development
by William Gumede (August 2017)
4555: Why South Africa shouldn’t turn to the imf for help
by Misheck Mutize (August 2017)
4554: Sick of waiting, poor countries prepare to fight climate change alone
by Mantoe Phakathi (August 2017)
4553: Africa’s tropical forests at risk as global food demand grows
by Elsa Ordway (August 2017)
4552: World still lagging on indigenous rights, UN experts warn
by Mariam Wallet Aboubakrine, Albert K. Barume & Victoria Tauli-Corpuz (August 2017)
4551: Concern for the most vulnerable
by Korinna Horta (August 2017)
4550: Rising sea temperatures will hit fisheries and communities in poor countries the hardest
by Robert Blasiak & Jeremy Pittman (August 2017)
4549: Get ready for next crisis
by Martin Khor (August 2017)
4548: Amazon dams plan is set to cost the earth
by Tim Radford (July 2017)
4547: Anti-fracking movement emerges to halt Argentina’s natural gas boom
by Brandon Jordan (July 2017)
4546: Pushing Gaza to suicide: The politics of humiliation
by Ramzy Baroud (July 2017)
4545: More of the same
by Bretton Woods Project (July 2017)
4544: Chile's dismantling of market-based policies on education lauded
by Kanaga Raja (July 2017)
4543: A landmark achievement for nuclear disarmament
by Sergio Duarte (July 2017)
4542: Renewable energy projects are uplifting Maasai women
by Christabel Ligami (July 2017)
4541: Rehashed neoliberal policies: One year of dutertenomics
by IBON Features (July 2017)
4540: The asian financial crisis - 20 years later
by Martin Khor (July 2017)
4539: The World Bank reinvents itself - And puts poverty reduction at risk
by Felix Stein & Devi Sridhar (July 2017)
4538: Agri-business drives the GE treadmill (Part 2)
by G. Clare Westwood (July 2017)
4537: Agri-business drives the GE treadmill (Part 1)
by G. Clare Westwood (July 2017)
4536: Plastics pose greater threat to oceans
by Zipporah Musau (June 2017)
4535: Big alcohol is poised to expand into Africa
by Karen Hofman & Charles Parry (June 2017)
4534: World food import bill to rise by over 10% this year
by Kanaga Raja (June 2017)
4533: Land and the right to food in Zambia
by Timothy Wise (June 2017)
4532: A new central American alliance against mining
by Sandra Cuffe (June 2017)
4531: Historic UN conference vows to restore ocean health
by J Nastranis (June 2017)
4530: It's high time to ban the bomb
by Alice Slater (June 2017)
4529: UN: Israel main cause of Palestinian suffering
by Charlotte Silver (June 2017)
4528: Ecuador withdraws from its remaining investment treaties
by Daniel Uribe (June 2017)
4527: The world's poorest and most vulnerable want climate action
by Ramesh Jaura (June 2017)
4526: Colombia’s constitutional court grants rights to the atrato river
by Bram Ebus (June 2017)
4525: WHO DG-elect faces herculean task on "health as rights issue"
by D. Ravi Kanth (June 2017)
4524: When “feeding the world” puts food security at risk
by Jacques Caplat & Juliette Leroux (May 2017)
4523: Africa feeling the heat of climate change
by Dan Shepard (May 2017)
4522: Developing Asia-Pacific economies to grow at 5% this year
by Kanaga Raja (May 2017)
4521: Overfishing destroying livelihoods
by Kingsley Ighobor (May 2017)
4520: Mexico’s sugar war
by Sonja Peteranderl (May 2017)
4519: Israeli occupation creating huge resource gap in Palestine
by Kanaga Raja (May 2017)
4518: Tribunal finds Monsanto an abuser of Human Rights and environment
by Systemic Disorder (May 2017)
4517: Mexico fared poorly under NAFTA, says study
by Kanaga Raja (May 2017)
4516: Global climate policy in state of flux
by Martin Khor (May 2017)
4515: From fish to forests and conflicts to coffee...how humans are affected by Climate Change
by Tero Mustonen & Hannibal Rhoades (May 2017)
4514: El Salvador becomes first country to ban metals mining
by Sandra Cuffe (May 2017)
4513: Israel persistently violating Human Rights in Palestine
by Kanaga Raja (May 2017)
4512: Predictable disasters
by Feisal Rahman (May 2017)
4511: IRRI to patent gene from Indonesian farmers' rice
by Edward Hammond (May 2017)
4510: Assessing president Trump at 100 days
by Martin Khor (May 2017)
4509: Measures of poverty and well-being still ignore the environment
by Judith Schleicher & Bhaskar Vira (April 2017)
4508: Counterintuitive: Global hydropower boom will add to Climate Change
by Claire Salisbury (April 2017)
4507: Women still trail behind men in all aspects of life, says UN
by Shanta Roy (April 2017)
4506: Fish species are disappearing
by Nnimmo Bassey (April 2017)
4505: UK exporting plastic waste, often illegally
by Maeve McClenaghan (April 2017)
4504: UN takes first major step towards a nuclear ban treaty
by Rodney Reynolds (April 2017)
4503: Here come the robots; your job is at risk
by Martin Khor (April 2017)
4502: We must succeed in prohibiting nuclear weapons
by Sergio Duarte (April 2017)
4501: Israeli settlement activity at core of rights violations in Palestine
by Kanaga Raja (April 2017)
4500: UN report details 'catastrophic' impact of pesticides
by Lauren McCauley (March 2017)
4499: GMO golden rice trials fail
by GMWatch/Ecologist (March 2017)
4498: Amid plenty, billions still face food insecurity
by Phil Harris (March 2017)
4497: How years of IMF prescriptions have hurt West African health systems
by Thomas Stubbs & Alexander E. Kentikelenis (March 2017)
4496: Controlling our food
by Theresa Krinninger (March 2017)
4495: Drought leaves thousands of Sri Lankans in need of “life-saving” food aid
by IRIN (March 2017)
4494: The growing resistance to megadams in Bolivia
by Emily Achtenberg (March 2017)
4493: TPP is not dead: It’s now called The Trade In Services Agreement
by Peter Dolack (March 2017)
4492: Global FDI flows fell 13% last year, bumpy recovery ahead
by Kanaga Raja (March 2017)
4491: Time for a treaty on TNCs and human rights, feminist groups say
by Ana Ines Abelenda (February 2017)
4490: How farmers in Africa are finding ways to sustainably use wetlands
by Adrian Wood (February 2017)
4489: G77 urges UN to address developing countries' needs
by Santo D. Banerjee (February 2017)
4488: Treaty of Tlatelolco: Fifty years of success
by Amb. Sergio Duarte & Jenifer Mackby (February 2017)
4487: Beware the new us ‘border tax’ plan
by Martin Khor (February 2017)
4486: World economy remains trapped in period of slow growth
by Kanaga Raja (February 2017)
4485: Trade deals threaten peasant farmer’s stewardship of seed biodiversity
by GRAIN (February 2017)
4484: Medical waste poses a serious environmental and public health threat in Pakistan
by Mahwish Qayyum (February 2017)
4483: ILO: Global unemployment to rise by 3.4 million in 2017
by Kanaga Raja (February 2017)
4482: Southeast Asia is in the grip of a biodiversity crisis
by Alice Catherine Hughes (February 2017)
4481: UN paves the way for conference on treaty eliminating nukes
by Jamshed Baruah (February 2017)
4480: New OECD measure for SDGs highly problematic, says study
by Kanaga Raja (February 2017)
4479: Cuban medical internationalism: Fidel Castro’s legacy lives on
by Stephen Bartlett (January 2017)
4478: UN report finds 48 countries in a poverty trap
by Ronald Joshua (January 2017)
4477: ILO: Global wage growth at lowest level in four years
by Kanaga Raja (January 2017)
4476: Wanted: Affordable medicines for all
by Franck Kuwonu (January 2017)
4475: Farmers suffer pains of demonetisation
by Moin Qazi (January 2017)
4474: UN: Diminishing power of small-scale cocoa farmers
by Kanaga Raja (January 2017)
4473: A global services agreement poses risk to workers and consumers
by Yorgos Altintzís (January 2017)
4472: Land inequality in Latin America worsens
(January 2017)
4471: 2017 – Expect a bumpy year ahead
by Martin Khor (January 2017)
4470: Bond to happen?
by Ingrid Harvold Kvangraven (January 2017)
4469: Meet Ecuador’s water protectors
by Pablo Orellana Matute (January 2017)
4468: Commodity prices crash hits Africa
by Kingsley Ighobor (January 2017)

 


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