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SAUDI ARABIA: Hoodwinked, Jobless, and Back
World  (tags: world, politics, economy, news, society, middle-east, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 202 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.
Vietnam Is Sentencing Corrupt Bankers to Death, By Firing Squad
World  (tags: world, death, crime, society, politics, law, Vietnam, corrup bankers, economy )

Cal
- 117 days ago - globalpost.com
Others just get life behind bars.
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
- 280 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.
The Korean Grandmothers Who Sell Sex
World  (tags: Korea, elderly, women, sex, prostitution, economy, ethics, society )

Carrie
- 50 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.
Widening Inequality Shatters Mirage of Social Mobility
World  (tags: income inequality, economy, world, society, news, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics )

Cal
- 252 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.
Michael's Plan to Restore America's Dream
World  (tags: activists, americans, culture, americans, bushadministration, economy, GoodNews, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, government, society, politics )

Michael
- 307 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.
Egypt Begs Gulf for Rescue
World  (tags: Egypt, economy, unrest, politics, middle-east, humanrights, government, freedoms, society, world )

Cal
- 241 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.
For Egypt's Sisi, Winning Will Be Easier Than Fixing the Economy
World  (tags: Egypt, economy, elections, news, politics, violence, voting )

Kit
- 61 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.
India - People Resist Airport Land Grabs
World  (tags: world, politics, India, land grabs, economy, society, news, freedoms, HumanRights )

Cal
- 248 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
Petro Poroshenko Taking the Reins of a Deeply Divided Ukraine
World  (tags: world, politics, Ukraine, economy, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 53 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
6 Castles That Cost Less Than An Apartment In NYC
World  (tags: NYC, castles, apartments, real estate, economy, money, ethics, world, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 310 days ago - buzzfeed.com
If you live in NYC, this link will ruin your day. If you don't live in NYC, you will think all the people who live in NYC are slightly crazy.
Syria's Economy Heads Into Ruin: U.N.
World  (tags: war, world, politics, middle-east, economy, Syria, immiserization, humanrights, ethics, violence, society, news )

Cal
- 62 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
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
- 248 days ago - cnn.com
The deal slows Iran's program in exchange for lighter sanctions
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
- 14 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
India's Coal Cycle Wallahs: 'People Have No Alternative But to Steal From Mines'
World  (tags: povety, India, world, economy, news, society, politics )

Cal
- 325 days ago - theguardian.com
Shorn of their livelihoods by industrial activity, India's rural poor have taken to gathering and transporting coal illegally
 

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