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

Cal
- 300 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
- 327 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
- 342 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
- 355 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.
6 Castles That Cost Less Than An Apartment In NYC
World  (tags: NYC, castles, apartments, real estate, economy, money, ethics, world, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 358 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.
India's Coal Cycle Wallahs: 'People Have No Alternative But to Steal From Mines'
World  (tags: povety, India, world, economy, news, society, politics )

Cal
- 373 days ago - theguardian.com
Shorn of their livelihoods by industrial activity, India's rural poor have taken to gathering and transporting coal illegally
Woman President Shows Malawi the Way
World  (tags: africa, government, malawi, female president, Joyce Banda, women, women's empowerment, economy, humanrights )

Naoko
- 407 days ago - ipsnews.net
Since taking office she has implemented of a number of austerity measures, which included selling the country's presidential jet for 15 million dollars and taking a 30 percent cut in her salary.
Obama's Top Trade Official Nominee: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
World  (tags: ethics, economy, corporate, americans, abuse, business, consumers, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, finance, government, money, lies, politics, society, world, usa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, freedoms, world, society )

JL
- 458 days ago - citizen.typepad.com
We've been a tad skeptical of Obama's pick of Froman, given his Wall Street roots and his role in crafting the much-maligned North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the deficit-plagued Korea FTA.
On Cairo Streets, Generators' Hum Sends Loud Message About Morsi's Failings
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, Egypt, Morsi, violence, society, news, interesting, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', death, humanrights, freedoms, economy, conflict, ethics )

Cal
- 459 days ago - csmonitor.com
Egyptians are furious with President Morsi, who they blame for widespread electricity cuts that are further disrupting businesses, shops, and restaurants at a time of economic hardship.
Foreign Corporations Launched Record Number of Investor-State Attacks on Public Policies in 2012
World  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, dishonesty, economy, ethics, society, money, law, usa, world, politics, UnitedNations, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms )

JL
- 517 days ago - citizen.typepad.com
A report released yesterday by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) reveals that foreign corporations are taking governments to court under the notorious investor-state system at an alarming and increasing rate
Why Food Riots Are Likely to Become the New Normal
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, greenhousegases, nature, politics, protection, Sustainabililty, government, water, weather, world, science, food, ethics, economy, 'HUMA )

JL
- 557 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The link between intensifying inequality, debt, climate change, fossil fuel dependency and the global food crisis is undeniable
Europe Frets Over Italy: 'Two Clowns Won the Election'
World  (tags: Italy, elections, Berlusconi, economy, EU, Euro, crisis )

Angelika
- 565 days ago - spiegel.de
Global investors have made it clear that the Italian election result is not to their liking, with Moody's even threatening a rating downgrade. European politicians are also unimpressed and fear the euro crisis may soon return. Undiplomatic comments made
EGYPT: Democracy Tastes Bitter as Poverty Bites
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, Egypt, Morsi, violence, society, news, interesting, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', death, humanrights, freedoms, economy, conflict, ethics )

Cal
- 569 days ago - ipsnews.net
In the two years since the uprising, Egypt's battered economy has taken hit after hit. Political turmoil and labour unrest have shuttered factories, forced layoffs, and scared away tourists and investors
Indian Investors Are Forcing Ethiopians Off Their Land
World  (tags: world, politics, development, economy, class warfare, environment, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, politics, world )

Cal
- 586 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Thousands of Ethiopians are being relocated or have already fled as their land is sold off to foreign investors without their consent

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