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Your Smartphone Is Probably Powered By Child Labor at Mines in Africa
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, abuse, child labor, corporate greed, poverty, profits, exploitation, world, society, politics, africa, humanrights )

Cal
- 18 days ago - news.vice.com
Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has accused several tech and auto industry giants of turning a blind eye to child labor. In a damning report released on Tuesday, the organization found that major brands, including Apple, Samsung, Sony, and
Homeless Inuk Man's Selfless Act Caught on Camera in Montreal
World  (tags: Compassion, homelessness, poverty )

Julie
- 24 days ago - cbc.ca
It was a selfless act: a homeless man spots an apparently homeless teenager asking for money and stops to give him the coat off his back.
Silent Crisis: How Climate Change Drives People From Their Homes By Destroying Their Livelihoods
World  (tags: climate change, refugees, humanitarian crisis, poverty )

Freya
- 85 days ago - alternet.org
When we think of climate refugees, we tend to think of cyclones, floods and storms forcing people from their homes. But there is another, more silent, crisis emerging.
Make Big Oil Publish What They Pay and Put An End to Secret Deals
World  (tags: Big Oil, donations, contributions, corruption, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 191 days ago - oxfamamerica.org
In the last 5 years alone, the oil industry should have paid more than $1.5 trillion to governments of some of the poorest countries on earth. Where did it go?
The Drug War Isn't the Only Battle Mexico Is Losing
World  (tags: world, politics, society, Mexico, poverty, violence, government, ethics )

Cal
- 196 days ago - globalpost.com
The rate of the countryâEUR(TM)s poor rose from 45.5 percent to 46.2 percent between 2012 and 2014, according to new data published by the Mexican governmentâEUR(TM)s National Council for Social Development Policy Evaluation (CONEVAL).
Urban Slums a Death Trap for Poor Children
World  (tags: world, children, slums, poverty, mortality, inequality )

Naoko
- 278 days ago - ipsnews.net
It's called the urban survival gap - fuelled by the growing inequality between rich and poor in both developing and developed countries - and it literally determines whether millions of infants will live or die before their fifth birthday.
ASEAN Groups Plead for Clemency for Filipina Maid as Executions Loom in Indonesia
World  (tags: Changing Times, Annette Gartland, Indonesia, Bali Nine, Chan, execution, Filipina, Indonesia, Jokowi, Mary Jane Veloso, Nusakambangan, Sukumaran, trafficking, poverty )

Evelyn
- 288 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Within Jokowi's first 100 days in office, in January this year, Indonesia executed six people. "We urge President Joko Widodo to save Mary Jane," Helda Khasmy said. "She is not a criminal; she is a victim." Tricked, trafficked, used as a mule.
E.U. Leaders Face Calls to Take Swift Action on Migrants
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, crime, poverty, humanrights, Refugees&Relief, corruption, conflict, violence, world, usa, society, unitednations, politics, HumanRights, conflict, Refugees&Relief )

Annamaria
- 290 days ago - time.com
E.U. leaders will examine a plan to respond to the Mediterranean crisis, after more than 10,000 migrants were plucked from seas between Italy and Libya in a week.
Every Person Deserves Access to Clean Water. Pledge to Become a Global Citizen, Because Every Life Has Equal Value.
World  (tags: clean water, poverty, petition )

Teresa
- 326 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
Over 780 million people do not have access to clean water. Dirty water accounts for more deaths every year than any form of violence, including war.
Gazans Forced to Sell Their Belongings
World  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, ethics, survival, poverty, Israeli Blockade, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, government, politics, news, crime, humans, society, freedoms )

Carrie
- 350 days ago - al-monitor.com
The harsh economic crisis that has been worsening in the Gaza Strip due to the Israeli blockade and the PA's financial deficit has forced Gazans to sell their belongings to avoid begging for money.
Shocking Photos of Everyday North Korean Life ~ TEXT and PHOTOS
World  (tags: North Korea, Human Rights, photos, poverty, malnutrition, freedoms, society, ethics, politics, government, humans, children, corruption, media )

Carrie
- 354 days ago - ba-bamail.com
North Korea works hard to controls its image as a modern and righteous country. Lafforgues shots reveal a strikingly different reality. Here are some photos showing a land the rest of the world rarely gets to see.
Austerity Linked to 30-Year High in Greek Suicides: Study
World  (tags: Greece, austerity, poverty, suicide )

Freya
- 355 days ago - commondreams.org
Austerity measures imposed on Greece in 2011 corresponded to a significant spike in suicides, health researchers have found.
Homeless Ex-Pianist Anne Naysmith Dies in Road Accident
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, poverty )

Annamaria
- 361 days ago - theguardian.com
A former concert pianist who for years lived in a battered old car on a west London street after falling on hard times has been killed in a road accident. Tributes have poured in for Anne Naysmith
The Super-Rich Can't Hide From the Rest of Us
World  (tags: economic inequality, income inequality, middle class, poverty, taxation, WEF, widget, world economic forum )

Judy
- 369 days ago - billmoyers.com
They're getting ready to run away from the mess they've helped create.
Why Is Yemen So Violent? Because It Is So Poor and Thirsty
World  (tags: poverty, violence, Yemen, world, violence, society, politics, humanrights, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 426 days ago - thenation.com
Since 2012 a little over half of Yemenis have been below the poverty line. About half of children are malnourished and a third are estimated to go to bed hungry each night.
 

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