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Urban Land – a Key Building Block to Full Rights

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016

Global Geopolitics and Political Economy Net – IPS   By Fabiana Frayssinet A street in Hornos, a low-income neighbourhood on the west side of Greater Buenos Aires, where local...

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Society

Chronic Hunger Lingers in the Midst of Plenty

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016

Global Geopolitics and Political Economy Net – IPS   By Neeta Lal Despite being one of the biggest grain producers of the world, India lags behind on food security with nearly...

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Politics

How the Democrats left the door wide open for Donald Trump

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016

 This article first appeared on openDemocracy ADAM BARNETT 27 July 2016 The Democrats ditched the working class in favour of a professional elite leaving Trump – a master of...

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Geopolitics

Colombia Includes Gender Focus for a Stable, Lasting Peace

Posted by on Jul 29, 2016

Global Geopolitics and Political Economy Net – IPS   By Patricia Grogg Representatives of the gender subcommittee to Colombia’s peace talks alongside the U.N. Secretary...

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Colombia Includes Gender Focus for a Stable, Lasting Peace

Colombia Includes Gender Focus for a Stable, Lasting Peace

Jul 29, 2016

Global Geopolitics and Political Economy Net – IPS   By Patricia Grogg Representatives of the gender subcommittee to Colombia’s peace talks alongside the U.N. Secretary General’s Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Hawa Bangura (centre-left) and U.N.-Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, during the Jul. 23 presentation...

Chronic Hunger Lingers in the Midst of Plenty

Chronic Hunger Lingers in the Midst of Plenty

Jul 28, 2016

Global Geopolitics and Political Economy Net – IPS   By Neeta Lal Despite being one of the biggest grain producers of the world, India lags behind on food security with nearly 25 percent of its population going to bed hungry. Credit: Neeta Lal/IPS NEW DELHI, Jul 28 2016 (IPS) – In a fraught global economic environment, exacerbated by climate change...

Peña Nieto’s Beleaguered Institutions

Peña Nieto’s Beleaguered Institutions

Jul 28, 2016

Originally published on COHA July 25, 2016 COHA 0 Comment Augustin Carstens, Banco Central Mexico,Fabrizio Chollet, Mexican Institutions, Rafael Perez By Fabrizio Chollet, Research Associate, and Rafael Perez, Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs To download a PDF version of this article, click here.MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – NOVEMBER 14:...

Urban Land – a Key Building Block to Full Rights

Urban Land – a Key Building Block to Full Rights

Jul 28, 2016

Global Geopolitics and Political Economy Net – IPS   By Fabiana Frayssinet A street in Hornos, a low-income neighbourhood on the west side of Greater Buenos Aires, where local residents are waiting to receive the deeds to their property, as the key to access to other rights and public services that will provide them with a dignified urban life. Credit:...

How the Democrats left the door wide open for Donald Trump

How the Democrats left the door wide open for Donald Trump

Jul 28, 2016

 This article first appeared on openDemocracy ADAM BARNETT 27 July 2016 The Democrats ditched the working class in favour of a professional elite leaving Trump – a master of ‘resentment politics’ – to hoover up their votes. An interview with Listen Liberal! author Thomas Frank. Now that the Republican Party has chosen a coiffured gargoyle as its...

US Government Report Exposes Exaggerated TPPA Growth Claims

US Government Report Exposes Exaggerated TPPA Growth Claims

Jul 28, 2016

Global Geopolitics and Political Economy Net – IPS   By Jomo Kwame Sundaram Jomo Kwame Sundaram was United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development and received the Wassily Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought in 2007. KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jul 28 2016 (IPS) – A US government agency acknowledges that...

African Leaders Driving Push for Industrialisation: UN Official

African Leaders Driving Push for Industrialisation: UN Official

Jul 27, 2016

Global Geopolitics and Political Economy Net – IPS   By Lyndal Rowlands The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on the the Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa on July 25. Credit: UN Photo/JC McIlwaine UNITED NATIONS, Jul 27 2016 (IPS/G77) – Industrialisation in Africa is being driven by African leaders who realise that industries as...

The Psychology of Ideology and Religion

The Psychology of Ideology and Religion

Jul 27, 2016

Global Geopolitics and Political Economy Net – IPS   By Robert J. Burrowes The author has a lifetime commitment to understanding and ending human violence. He has done extensive research since 1966 in an effort to understand why human beings are violent and has been a nonviolent activist since 1981. He is the author of ‘Why Violence?‘ The Yazılıkaya...

Climate Victims – Every Second, One Person Is Displaced by Disaster

Climate Victims – Every Second, One Person Is Displaced by Disaster

Jul 27, 2016

Global Geopolitics and Political Economy Net – IPS   By Baher Kamal Land degradation – Sustainable land management: do nothing and you will be poorer. Credit: UNEP ROME, Jul 27 2016 (IPS) – Climate change and related extreme weather events have devastated the lives and livelihoods of tens of millions of most vulnerable people worldwide– by far...