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Why We're Sliding Towards World War
World  (tags: World War, bankers, defense contractors, governments, economy, resources )

- 330 days ago -
Who is saying so? What are the causes?
Why Must We Wait For Grief to Make Us Brave?
World  (tags: refugees, Europe, Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, voyeurism, victims, governments, ignored, suffering, end refugee crisis )

- 411 days ago -
It is emotional voyeurism when we fail to care beyond being sad for the victims of the tragedies that our governments helped create and which we all ignored. To end the refugee crisis we need more than grief.
Wikileaks Revelations Expose US NSA Tentacles Reaching Into Allied Governments Around The World
World  (tags: world, society, politics, ethics, humanrights, freedoms, crime, corruption, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', Wikileaks, revelations, US, NSA, governments, Julian Assange, CCR, Michael Ratner )

- 465 days ago -
CCR's Michael Ratner breaks down how documents expose United States economic and political spying as CCR calls on UN to protect publishers as well as whistleblowers - July 12, 2015
No More Corruption! Help Put An End to the Trillion-Dollar Scandal PETITION
World  (tags: governments, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics )

- 714 days ago -
People in some of the world's poorest countries are being deprived of 1 trillion dollars every year. Criminals are secretly siphoning off cash through money laundering, tax evasion, and embezzlement. Not just a little cash. One trillion doll
Turkey Downs Syria Military Jet 'in Airspace Violation'
World  (tags: conflict, governments, humanrights, middle-east, politics, Syria, Turkey, media, society, violence )

- 945 days ago -
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says its armed forces have shot down a Syrian military jet which had violated its airspace.
The Far Right Grows in Europe: The Aftermath of Austerity   video
World  (tags: Europe, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, economic woes, fascists, governments, society, violence, world )

- 1150 days ago -
Extreme financial crisis often leads to the rise of extreme right wing groups, hatred of immigrants, and a fascists mentality. The world had seen this before.
CHILD SALVERY: Tell European Parliament to Stop Supporting Forced Child Labor in the Cotton Industry. SIGN!
World  (tags: europe, children, child labour, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', east europe, governments, slavery, cotton, Uzbekistan, crime, China, freedoms, violence )

- 1687 days ago -
Child slavery is an ongoing problem in Uzbekistan's cotton industry. Around 90 per cent of Uzbek cotton is harvested by hand with approximately half of all cotton picked by state-sponsored forced child labor. Human rights groups estimate that hundreds of
UN Anti-Hunger Petition Has 250,000 Signatures and Counting
World  (tags: unitednations, hunger, end hunger, governments, petition, 1 million, goal, 250000, urge, FAO, campaign, video, signatures )

- 2272 days ago -
3 August 2010 - A United Nations-drafted petition that aims to encourage governments to make the elimination of hunger their priority has so far been signed by more than 250,000 people and is on track to achieve its goal of a million by the end of
Are The Banks In Trouble?
World  (tags: banks, credit, debit, debt, mortgages, banks, governments )

- 3332 days ago -
"The rising interbank lending rates are a proxy of sorts for the increased risk that some banks, somewhere, may go belly up." (Editorial; WSJ, 9-6-07)
Looking for Clues in the Ivory Jungle
World  (tags: africa, ivory trade, elephant poaching, elephants, CITES, Asia, governments, politics )

- 3421 days ago -
Willem Wijnstekers gave more answers on ivory than anything else - in particular, on the question of whether even a very limited legal ivory trade would stimulate elephant poaching.

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