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The Billionaire Who's Fighting Income Inequality

The average annual compensation of the 30 highest paid CEOs is $47 million per year.<p>With a net worth of $21.1 billion according to the Bloomberg …

Income Inequality

How the US and the WTO Crushed India’s Subsidies for Solar Energy | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Four hundred million Indians—one quarter of India’s population—have no electricity, but as far as the United States and the World Trade Organization</i> …

Is Capitalism Ending?

“Without us noticing, we are entering the post-capitalist era,” writes Paul Mason in the <i>Guardian</i> in an article entitled “The End of Capitalism Has Begun.” “At the heart of further change to come,” he continues, “ is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways …

Innovation

Explosive intervention by Pope Francis set to transform climate change debate

The most anticipated papal letter for decades will be published in five languages on Thursday. It will call for an end to the ‘tyrannical’ exploitation of nature by mankind. Could it lead to a step-change in the battle against global warming?<p>Pope Francis will call for an ethical and economic …

Christianity

China's Sustainable Cities of the Future

<i>Megan Ruan examines the emergence of eco-cities as a potential solution to Chinese environmental and economic troubles.</i><p>On a sunny afternoon in Jiangxi Province, Professor Roger Ruan of the University of Minnesota stands on a grassy knoll overlooking . . . another grassy knoll. To the unsuspecting …

Sustainability

Venezuela: A Worthy Investment?

<i>Nathan Williams assesses the uncertain future of Chinese investment in Latin America.</i><p>Puerto Cabello, Venezuela. The time is 0430. Monstrous ships sit in port, loading up on Venezuela's lifeline: crude oil. By the end of the day, these massive tankers will have exported 2 million barrels of …

Venezuela

Infographics: Should Your Nonprofit Hire A Designer or Do It Yourself

Visual content is an essential social media best practice. Infographics are now a standard part of nonprofits’ marketing tool kits.<p>Infographics can …

Bangladeshis protest after atheist writer Avijit Roy hacked to death

Hundreds rally against fundamentalism in Dhaka as Islamists claim responsibility for murder of prominent US-Bangladeshi blogger<p>Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Dhaka in protest at the murder of a prominent secular American blogger of Bangladeshi origin who was hacked to death with …

Extremism

37 International Development Talks

These international development talks share a variety of views on developing countries. The majority look at development from an emerging economic …