In Copenhagen in 2009, when Brazil's successful bid for this year's Olympics was announced, Lula, then the country's president, leapt in the air and danced.
Author and journalist Chris Hedges offers his perspective on Idle no More, Occupy and more.
An overview of the widespread politcal repression going on throughout the Philippines during the time leading up to the May 2010 general elections.
International election observer, Stefan Christoff, speaks about Philippine state repression on election day.
The floods in Pakistan have triggered a massive social crisis that will not be alleviated by policies being pursued by domestic and international elites says Snehal Shingavi.
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.
With more than 1,000 political activists killed over the past nine years, local communities in the Philippines requested the presence of international observers during the recent election.
The United Nations declared the 1960s the first development decade. This should be the decade of democracy, without which there can be no human development.
Over the past 30 years, Wall Street has waged a steady war against governments around the globe.
A new Silver Bullet's arrived on the scene that could slay global poverty. It's actually been in the wings for a while, but, it's an idea whose time has come.