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TAKE ACTION NOW! KENYA: Please Sign This Petition Before the Last Home Is Torched
World  (tags: indigneous rights, forced evictions, World Bank, Kenya, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, conflict, violence, society, politics, world )

- 1232 days ago -
Heavily armed police just burned 1,000 homes to the ground to force indigenous families out of the Kenyan forest where they've lived for centuries.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Time to Champion Human Rights at the World Bank!
World  (tags: WORLD BANK, AID, DUE DILIGENCE, due diligence, world, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, ethics, society )

- 1239 days ago -
The U.S. government provides more than a billion dollars to the World Bank every year to invest in projects in the name of "development." Yet the World Bank has no internal safeguard policies that guarantee respect for human rights.
Reparations for the Maya Achi Chixoy Dam Affected ACTION
World  (tags: Maya Achi, World Bank, Chixoy Dam, Guatemala )

- 1257 days ago -
Carlos' wife and many in his family were viciously killed. I could hear after a deathly silence people in the auditorium sobbing, wailing and shouting in indignation. "How can this happen?" I buried my face in the depth of an infinite pain, one that...
Activists Accuse World Bank of Deadly Dealings in Honduras
World  (tags: ethics, government, World Bank, economics, forced relocation of farmers, overdevelopment, THird World, Honduras, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, Refugees&Relief, society, politics, world )

- 1271 days ago -
An internal report is set to raise the lid on funding for an industry that's forcing farmers off the land.
400 Million Children Mired in Extreme Poverty
World  (tags: humanrights, children, children, poverty, World Bank, child labour, mulnutrition )

- 1354 days ago -
Four hundred million children under 13 years of age are living in extreme poverty worldwide, according to a new study released by the World Bank here Thursday.
Kenya: Demand the World Bank Compensate the Maasai
World  (tags: HumanRights, africa, World Bank )

- 1399 days ago -
Call on the World Bank, the UN Environmental Program, and other collaborators to implement their policies through adequate compensation determined in consultation with the Maasai people.
Call on President Obama to Withhold Funds From the Government of Rwanda ACTION
World  (tags: Ntaganda, Rwanda, M23, World Bank, US, Obama, funding, violence, politics, crime, humanrights )

- 1687 days ago -
The World Bank is on track to vote to release $135 million in aid to the Rwandan Government. As the Bank's largest donor, the U.S. has enormous influence over this process.
Audit of the Federal Reserve Reveals $16 Trillion in Secret Bailouts Including Foreign Banks
World  (tags: Politics, Corruption, Corporatocracy, Central Banking, Federal Reserve, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Council on Foreign Relations, Trilateral Commission, Bilderberg Group, Club of Rome, Project for a New American Century, Fabian Society )

Walter L
- 2165 days ago -
Dennis Kucinich Calls For Congress To Take Back The Power Of The Purse, Demands The Abolition Of The Federal Reserve o "We have plenty of money for war, Wall Street, and welfare for the rich." o "The Founders did NOT intend for America to be run by Wall
World Bank Chief Calls for Economic Reforms in Mideast
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, development, World Bank, economies, freedoms, news, government, society )

- 2274 days ago -
World Bank President Robert Zoellick on Wednesday pressed a Middle East and North Africa in the midst of the "Arab Spring" to promote vibrant civil societies and urged international financial and development institutions to hold its client governments in
World Bank: Japan Reconstruction May Take 5 Years
World  (tags: Japan, world, reconstruction, world bank, earthquake, tsunami )

- 2291 days ago -
Japan may need five years to rebuild from the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that has caused up to $235 billion of damage, the World Bank said Monday.
CAMBODIA: Botched World Bank Project Leads to Thousands of Evictions
World  (tags: world, politics, World Bank, deelopment, society, news, asia, interesting, government, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humans )

- 2295 days ago -
The World Bank botched the handling of an ambitious multi-million-dollar land- titling project in Cambodia and has done little to protect thousands of people in a lakeside slum from eviction.
World Bank's Climate Change Envoy Steers Around Hot-Button Issues - NYTimes.Com
World  (tags: climate change, world bank, 4th dirtiest coal plant, africa, south africa )

- 2484 days ago -
Ask Andrew Steer, the World Bank's new climate change envoy, what he thinks of his institution's controversial recent decision to help build the world's fourth-dirtiest coal plant in South Africa, and he hedges. "My job is not to give a personal opinion
World Bank to Lend $900m to Pakistan for Flood Recovery
World  (tags: World Bank, Pakistan, flood recovery, flooding )

- 2508 days ago -
The World Bank is to loan $900m (£574m) to Pakistan to help it recover from its worst ever flooding.The devastating floods have affected up to 20 million people and left some 2,000 dead, say officials.
Why the U.S. Economy Is Going to Get Much Worse
World  (tags: corruption, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', World Bank, Federal Reserve, commodities boom, housing prices, military policy, Wall Street Crash, Freddie Mae, Fanny Mac, recession, war, war crimes, Freedom, Hard work, Free lunch, Central Bank )

- 3162 days ago -
The derivatives market is worth more than $516 trillion, roughly 10 times the value of the entire world's output: it's been called the "ticking time-bomb." Unsurprisingly, this news comes to us from Britain; the U.S. media is not going to mention it.
A World Bank Crisis for Armenia
World  (tags: Armenia, World Bank )

- 3388 days ago -
Armenia is not going through a crisis period; it is just coming into a crisis which is destined to last and worsen through many coming years.

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