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Leader of the Israeli Peace Bloc Endorses Obama

By Uri Avnery Two Americas "WAR IS much too serious a thing to be left to military men," in Talleyrand’s memorable words. In the same spirit, one (...)

| March 2008 | 1031 views

Step toward justice in Sudan long overdue

By Dr. W. Andy Knight,University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. On June 6, 2005, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced the beginning of a (...)

| March 2008 | 753 views

Freedom of speech (with limits)

By Julian Baggini The Kilroy-Silk debate has thrown the spotlight on an age-old dilemma - how can you uphold free speech while preserving social (...)

| March 2008 | 1115 views

Cereal prices hit poor countries

Wheat prices have risen 83% in the past year The rising price of cereals such as wheat and maize is a "major global concern", the United Nations’ Food and (...)

| March 2008 | 815 views

Stephen Lewis to speak at UCFV

Press Release Many people say they want to change the world. Few are actually doing it. Take advantage of a rare opportunity to meet one of the world’s (...)

| March 2008 | 952 views

World Bank Press Release

What is DM2008? The 2008 Global Development Marketplace competition (DM2008) seeks proposals on the theme of Sustainable Agriculture for Development. (...)

| February 2008 | 848 views

Obama targets Minnesota for votes

By Issa A. Mansaray Minneapolis - Sen. Barack Obama speaking to a crowd of more than 20,000 at the Target Center in Minnesota on Saturday, said, “The (...)

| February 2008 | 925 views

RSF’s 2007 press freedom round-up

86 journalists killed in 2007 - up 244% over five years. In 2007: 86 journalists and 20 media assistants were killed 887 arrested (...)

| January 2008 | 772 views