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The Worst Financial Crises of the 20th Century
World  (tags: finance, business, crises )

Liono
- 2031 days ago - docstoc.com
A quick look at the 8 worst financial crises of the past 100 years. Doesn't the dot-com bust seem sooooooo long ago?
Richest Countries in the World
World  (tags: Business, Wealthy Countries, Greed, Exploitation )

Ben Oscar
- 2039 days ago - aneki.com
Luxembourg, United Arab Emirates, Norway, United States, Denmark...
Why Is President Bush Going to the Olympics?
World  (tags: Beijing Bloody Olympics, Business, Corruption, Hypocrisy )

Ben Oscar
- 2105 days ago - unmadeinchina.org
Let's put President Bush's decision in context: no U.S. President has ever attended Olympic Games held outside of the United States. Ever.
China: Olympic Flame Turns Up Heat on Sponsors (Human Rights Watch)
World  (tags: Business, Beijing Bloody Olympics, Sponsors, Corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Ben Oscar
- 2187 days ago - hrw.org
"Shareholders and consumers who care about human rights should not let Olympic corporate sponsors off the hook. Their silence on abuses in the run-up to the Beijing Games makes their claims to support human rights especially disingenuous" (HRW)
Food Prices Spiral Out of Control in the Developing World
World  (tags: world, children, economy, hunger, society, food, famine, business )

Cal
- 2196 days ago - enn.com
High food prices dismay even relatively well-off Americans - but they're truly devastating in poor countries, where food often accounts for more than half a family's spending
Arabs Without Oil Hard Hit By Food Price Spiral
World  (tags: world, middle-east, economy, business, food, Oil Prices, humans )

Cal
- 2202 days ago - reuters.com
While Gulf Arab oil producers reap windfall earnings, their poorer cousins elsewhere in the Arab world are struggling with soaring energy and food bills.
Obama and Clinton Speak About Housing and the Economy: A Compare and Contrast
World  (tags: Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, economy, housing, business, consumers, campaign 2008 )

Blue
- 2206 days ago - motherjones.com
Clinton and Obama's speeches, though they had slightly different focuses, underscore the difference between the Democrats and the sole Republican in terms of economic aptitude.
Police Deployed in Athens for Arrival of Olympic Torch
World  (tags: Beijing Olympics, Violence, Corruption, Business, Tibet, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Ben Oscar
- 2207 days ago - phayul.com
DPA[Saturday, March 29, 2008 12:31] Athens - More than 2,000 police will be deployed in Athens this weekend to secure the handover of the Beijing Olympic flame to Chinese organizers after pro-Tibetan demonstrators disrupted the torch relay in various...
India Has Sold Out to China
World  (tags: India, China, corruption, business )

Ben Oscar
- 2207 days ago - phayul.com
New Dehli, march 30 Describing as an "error" the NDA government's decision to recognise Tibet as a part of China, former Defence Minister George Fernandes has said the Communist nation was "potential threat number one" to India and flayed the UPA...
Could Arctic Ice Melt Spawn New Kind of Cold War?
World  (tags: world, environment, climate change, conflict, business )

Cal
- 2227 days ago - enn.com
With oil above $100 a barrel and Arctic ice melting faster than ever, some of the world's most powerful countries -- including the United States and Russia -- are looking north to a possible energy bonanza.
Help Make Economic Opportunities for Poor Women Around the World a Priority!
World  (tags: HumanRights, women, poverty, opportunity, help, world, ethics, business, children, government )

Lauren
- 2234 days ago - my.care.org
In honor of International Women's Day, March 8, please take a moment to ask your legislators to co-sponsor the GROWTH Act.
GMO Debate Continues to Divide EU
World  (tags: government, politics, business, GMOs, Europe, EU, health, green products )

Gaias Son
- 2234 days ago - euractiv.com
European agriculture ministers were unable to reach any kind of agreement regarding five requests for approval of new strains of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), highlighting strong divisions with regard to the benefits and dangers of these controve
Sudan Restarts Darfur Bombing
World  (tags: war, world, violence, Refugees&Relief, HumanRights, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, humanrights, conflict, china, business, africa )

Pete
- 2240 days ago - independent.co.uk
China, under international pressure to help end the conflict in Darfur, has called on its Sudanese ally to do more to allow foreign peacekeeping troops to deploy to the region
Say NO to Violence Against Women Campaign
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, australia, business, children, china, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, europe, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, india, iran, iraq, israel, kosovo, middle-east, news, pakistan, pale )

Michael
- 2240 days ago - unifem.org
Each day, each hour, each minute, a woman in the world is a victim of violence," said Mr. Timothy Wirth, president of the UN Foundation. "Taking this simple step, signing on to the campaign, sends the message that enough is enough and the cycle of violenc
SIGN ON STATEMENT- STOP Exxon Mobil's THEFT FROM THE POOR
World  (tags: usa, venezuela, violence, sovereignty, ExxonMobil Corporationfreedoms, business )

Madalena
- 2246 days ago - venezuelasolidarity.org
Support Venezuela's right to sovereignty! United States oil giant ExxonMobil Corporation has launched a major attack on the Venezuelan people's right to independence and self-determination. In January and February, ExxonMobil used the courts in Britain
 

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