Staff / TruthdigOct 13, 2009
Global population is expected to hit 9.1 billion in the next 40 years, causing demand for food to double. The U.N. says we will need to produce 70 percent more food by 2050 or risk starving hundreds of millions of people. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 23, 2008
The World Bank is being criticized for a persistent lack of environmental focus in an internal review of its lending activities. The new report rails against the environmental degradation caused by many bank-funded projects in poor countries that harm local communities in the name of "development." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 2, 2007
The Onion targets religious hypocrisy with this satirical interview with the head of a mock Christian charity that provides relief to heterosexual Africans: "As long as you're not gay, we welcome you with open arms." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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