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Stephen Leahy | This December, 195 nations plus the European Union will meet in Lima for two weeks for the crucial UN Conference of the Parties on Climate Change, known as COP 20.
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Stuart Trew | Yesterday in Geneva, WTO Director General Roberto Azevêdo announced that governments have failed to reach agreement on a "Bali package" in advance of the December 3-6 Ministerial meeting in that city.
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Alberto Daniel Gago | This commentary in the staple theory series explores the relevance of staple theory for understanding the modern barriers to development in the global South.
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| The Ujima Project aims to bring transparency to the actions of those at work in the developing world
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Sarah Laskow | The United Nations-led Climate Conference at Cancun was not a diplomatic disaster, but for climate activists and grassroots groups, it wasn’t a success either.
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United Steelworkers | Today is World AIDS Day. We need to learn and remember the impact of HIV/Aids in Canada, Africa and around the world.
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Global Call to Action Against Poverty and Make Poverty History | G20 must not use the weekend's violence as an excuse to ignore the world's poor, says two anti-poverty NGOs issuing joint response to the G20 Communique.
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A 25 year old who was crippled with a severed spine three weeks ago, he's been lying in a hospital waiting for this Medevac to Dominican for a surgery with hopes of giving him use of his stomach for a wheelchair.  Credit: Graham Lavary.
Graham Lavery | Last week, Graham Lavery was snapping the people of Haiti and thinking of how the desperate scenario before him plays out over and over. Here are his thoughts...
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John Bonnar | As a few hundred advocates rallied in Toronto Saturday against climate change, over 4000 actions took place in more than 170 countries around the world.