By Nate Singham / Independent Media InstituteJun 7, 2019
The process of corporate plunder in the global mining industry is severely aggravating social and economic inequalities across the planet. Dig deeper ( 7 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 8, 2015
It's high time United Nations agencies and the mainstream media acknowledge the true scale of global poverty and engage in a long overdue public debate on how ambitious and transformative the international development agenda really is. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
Juan Cole / TruthdigJul 8, 2015
Pope Francis continues to preach environmentalism as he addresses crowds in Latin America, a challenging message in poor countries where over-exploitation of natural resources is a constant temptation. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 17, 2011
Earlier this month, Howard Buffett -- the philanthropist son of the "Sage of Omaha" -- penned a Huffington Post article defending a project within the U.N.’s World Food Program called "Purchase for Progress" and offered his vision of an ideal future for farmers in the global south. (more) Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigApr 18, 2011
With rising food prices and soaring unemployment wreaking havoc across the developing world, World Bank President Robert Zoellick has some dreary news, declaring that the world is "one shock away from a full-blown crisis." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 4, 2010
An NGO report has found that key U.N. climate negotiations are institutionally biased against poorer nations, specifically that underdeveloped countries are less able to send delegates to meetings and often cannot understand what is being discussed at the talks. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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