Susanna Park

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Hong Kong protests: Did China go back on its promises?

<b>The young demonstrators occupying four areas of Hong Kong frequently chant "Give me real universal suffrage" in rousing unison.</b><p>Wearing black T-shirts and yellow ribbons, the symbols of the city's democracy movement, they have taken to the streets in response to a decision by the senior Chinese …

Red Cross tackles disasters in North Korea

Flooding and landslides in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) – also known as North Korea – have left the country unable to produce …

Red Cross

North Koreans race to meet tough spring planting targets

The busiest time of year for the North Korean people falls from mid-May until the end of June, as the authorities push every citizen to complete the nation’s rice planting tasks. Everybody is expected to participate, from elementary school children and university students to enlisted men, state …

North Korea: an unlikely champion in the fight against climate change

When we think of North Korea, we think of a nation determined to be an outsider in the international community. Whether it’s testing nuclear weapons or threatening London hairdressers, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is not usually associated with compliance.<p>But there is compelling …

Ebola outbreak: 'Five infected every hour' in Sierra Leone

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1112000/1112817_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534630445_c5810d3a182f92454ea31f90f8c6db2e<p><b>A leading charity has warned that a rate of five new Ebola cases an hour in Sierra Leone means healthcare demands are far outstripping supply.</b><p>Save the …

Disease

Inside the Scarily Lucrative Business Model of Human Trafficking

Though many people believe slavery to be a thing from the distant past or award-winning movies, new figures out from the International Labor …

Milwaukee Man Indicted for Sex Trafficking

Today a federal grand jury in Milwaukee returned a two count indictment charging Paul Carter, aka Pimpin’ Paul, with sex trafficking offenses dating …

Less stuff, more happiness

Writer and designer Graham Hill asks: Can having less stuff, in less room, lead to more happiness? He makes the case for taking up less space, and …

Happiness

The state of the climate — and what we might do about it

How can we begin to address the global, insidious problem of climate change — a problem that's too big for any one country to solve? Economist …

Science Shows How Climate Change is Baking Australia

• <i>Published:</i> September 29th, 2014<p>As smoke billows from unnervingly early-season wildfires charring the Australian state of Tasmania, yet more dust is …

Corporations Are Not Going to Save Us From Climate Disruption

Participants in the People’s Climate March 2014 in New York City, September 21. (Photo: South Bend Voice)<p>This past week in New York saw some …

Naomi Klein on how fossil fuels threaten our ability to have healthy children

It’s self-evident that embryos, fetuses, and babies are vulnerable. We have strict laws protecting children because they cannot fend for themselves. …