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TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Africa Bring Electricity to 50 Million People for the First Time
World  (tags: AFRICA, develoment, electricity, society, poverty, economy, society, worldpolitics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Right now, there's a new bill in the Senate--the Energize Africa Act--that will help Africa bring electricity to 50 million people for the first time. We need t
The Korean Grandmothers Who Sell Sex
World  (tags: Korea, elderly, women, sex, prostitution, economy, ethics, society )

Carrie
- 42 days ago - bbc.com
Koreans could once be sure that their children would look after them in their old age, but no longer - many of those who worked hard to transform the country's economy find the next generation has other spending priorities.
Petro Poroshenko Taking the Reins of a Deeply Divided Ukraine
World  (tags: world, politics, Ukraine, economy, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 45 days ago - latimes.com
Poroshenko, who ran on the slogan "Life in a New Way," inherits a deeply divided nation a hair's breadth from catastrophe and a system of government under fire from the Kremlin
For Egypt's Sisi, Winning Will Be Easier Than Fixing the Economy
World  (tags: Egypt, economy, elections, news, politics, violence, voting )

Kit
- 54 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Sisi is expected to easily beat his sole challenger -- the charismatic but comparatively weak Nasserist Hamdeen Sabahi, with the Muslim Brotherhood, whose candidate won the last presidential election, having been banned after the coup.
Syria's Economy Heads Into Ruin: U.N.
World  (tags: war, world, politics, middle-east, economy, Syria, immiserization, humanrights, ethics, violence, society, news )

Cal
- 54 days ago - reuters.com
Syria's economy, rocked by four years of civil war, is shrinking fast as industrial and agricultural output falls, leaving almost two thirds of the population in extreme poverty, according to a U.N. sponsored report
Vietnam Is Sentencing Corrupt Bankers to Death, By Firing Squad
World  (tags: world, death, crime, society, politics, law, Vietnam, corrup bankers, economy )

Cal
- 109 days ago - globalpost.com
Others just get life behind bars.
Hackers 'Compromise' 16 Million German Online Accounts
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', crime, Cybercrime, Germany, hacking, computers, criminal networks, emails, passwords, social networks, watchdogs, economy, damage )

Angelika
- 180 days ago - rt.com
Many of the compromised accounts have email addresses as their username, although social media users and online shopping portals were also targeted.
SAUDI ARABIA: Hoodwinked, Jobless, and Back
World  (tags: world, politics, economy, news, society, middle-east, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 194 days ago - ipsnews.net
With 2.8 million Indians making up the largest expatriate community in Saudi Arabia, the law has hit those who have been in the kingdom without proper work documents.
Egypt Begs Gulf for Rescue
World  (tags: Egypt, economy, unrest, politics, middle-east, humanrights, government, freedoms, society, world )

Cal
- 234 days ago - ipsnews.net
"Subsidies from the Arab world are large and reflect Arabs' love towards the Egyptian people, but we cannot depend on that to build an economy that can compete with other countries," said economist Dr Alia el Mahdi.
20 Questions About the Iran Nuclear Deal: What It Says, What's at Stake, What's Next
World  (tags: world, society, iran, economy, diplomacy, news, israel )

Cal
- 241 days ago - cnn.com
The deal slows Iran's program in exchange for lighter sanctions
India - People Resist Airport Land Grabs
World  (tags: world, politics, India, land grabs, economy, society, news, freedoms, HumanRights )

Cal
- 241 days ago - theecologist.org
Rural communities all over India are battling against a land grab of epic proportions. And one of the biggest causes of land grabs is for airports to support India's domestic aviation boom
Widening Inequality Shatters Mirage of Social Mobility
World  (tags: income inequality, economy, world, society, news, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics )

Cal
- 244 days ago - ipsnews.net
Growing income inequality will pose a major threat to social stability in countries around the globe, according to a new report by the World Economic Forum.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Buy Chocolate Produced With Child Labor
World  (tags: children, ethics, exploitation, economy, cocoa fields, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, politics, world )

Cal
- 272 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In the Ivory Coast, the leading supplier of cocoa, more than 200,000 children are reported to work in the cocoa fields, and as many as 10,000 are suspected to be victims of human trafficking and slave labor.
China to U.S.: 'Clock Is Ticking' on Deal to Avoid Default
World  (tags: americans, congress, obama, economy, government, news, politics, finance, money, china, asia, interesting, society, usa, world )

Robert
- 286 days ago - worldnews.nbcnews.com
A top Chinese official chided Washington on Monday about the government shutdown and the debt-ceiling impasse, fretting that the political gridlock could leave the economy of America's top foreign creditor in a jam.
Michael's Plan to Restore America's Dream
World  (tags: activists, americans, culture, americans, bushadministration, economy, GoodNews, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, government, society, politics )

Michael
- 299 days ago - opednews.com
To this Cyberspace Cowboy who believes he found the same new way as Steve Miller sang about the power tripping dreamers have some heavy dues to pay: Turn Foreign Policy around or we will be continually spinning our wills with too much month ahead; Public.
 

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