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Canada in Africa: 300 Years of Aid and Exploitation

January 25, 2016
| The Canadian government says its aid helps Africa to increase food security and stimulate economic growth. In his new book, Yves Engler argues that this is largely public relations spin.
Length: 17:29 minutes (16.01 MB)
Image: Flickr/Joseph Morris
| January 18, 2016
Climate activists donning the masks of leaders point in the direction they want
| November 24, 2015

Syriza is facing down resistance

Photo: Flickr/Daniella Hartmann

The Syriza government faces great adversity of a European and Greek economic, political and technocratic machinery that is firmly in the hands of a powerful establishment.

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Bank with BRICS

Photo: flickr/J R

Celebrations surrounding the 70th anniversary of the Bretton Woods agreements that created the IMF and the World Bank are low key affairs. It does not help that the U.S. Congress has failed to ratify the most recent agreement to expand the IMF, required to make World Bank resources (tied to IMF borrowing quotas) grow as well.

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| July 8, 2014
| March 21, 2014

Stand Up to the World Bank Toolkit

The Bank Information Center (BIC) is an organization specifically devoted to monitoring the World Bank and ensuring it upholds commitments to poverty reduction and programs to target other social issues. BIC is committed to upholding this mandate by working alongside members of civil society.

That's why they produced a multi-part resource for activists, with details on everything from how the World Bank operates to access for information requests, to safeguarding your rights as a member of civil society opposing the institution's policies. 

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February 17, 2014 |
Public opinion polls in Costa Rica have shown that a majority of the population opposes mining and the Costa Rican court has repeatedly found against Infinito’s project.
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Theary Seng on Cambodia and human rights

August 30, 2013
| Theary Seng talks passionately about the country she loves, Cambodia's future and why human rights should matter to us all.
Length: 52:52 minutes (42.36 MB)
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