The Immense Cost 200 Million Migrant Workers Pay to Rescue their Families

On average, migrant workers send between 200 and 300... More >>

Rising Population Trends Threaten UN’s Development Goals in Asia & Africa

By Thalif Deen
UNITED NATIONS, Jun 19 2019 - The... More >>

SDGs, Currently Off-Track, Need Bold Decisive Action

Tariq Ahmad is Senior Policy and Research Advisor – Aid Effectiveness at Oxfam America

By Tariq Ahmad
WASHINGTON DC, Jun 19 2019 - It has been four years since... More >>

An Economic No-Brainer: Empower Women, Empower Economies

Christine Lagarde

By... More >>

Myanmar/Bangladesh: Older people denied dignity in camps after facing military atrocities


By Amnesty International
Jun 18 2019 (IPS-Partners)

Tens of thousands of older women and men from ethnic minorities across Myanmar who faced... More >>

As Sudan Struggles, AU Should Press for Justice and Accountability

On June 6, the African Union (AU) suspended Sudan from the 55-member group with...<a href= More >>

Colombia – Trade Unionism Under Threat of Death

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Financialization Promotes Dangerous Speculation

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Michael Lim Mah Hui
KUALA LUMPUR and PENANG, Jun 18 2019 - Financialization has involved considerable ‘innovation’, often of opaque, complex and poorly understood financial instruments. These instruments typically have large debt... More >>