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World Bank Group president David Malpass and IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva at a March 3 press conference addressing the economic challenges posed by COVID-19. Image: World Bank Photo Collection/Flickr/Simone D. McCourtie
Karl Nerenberg | A new and well-documented report from Oxfam details the highly unequal distribution around the globe of COVID-19-related social protection.
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Hurricane Sandy from New Jersey Pier. Image: Wikimedia Commons
Penney Kome | Like Norway, NYC divests from oil stock and also sues five oil companies for damages.
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Council of Canadians | On Friday, the World Bank decided in favour of El Salvador in the controversial case.
Podcast
Canada in Africa
Redeye Collective | 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.
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Image: Flickr/Joseph Morris
Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood | The most optimistic forecasts of the TPP's effects on Canada point to an increase of around one per cent to the economy by the year 2030.
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Climate activists donning the masks of leaders point in the direction they want
John Dillon | If negotiations at the Paris climate conference drag on past the December 11 deadline, it will likely be due to wrangling over financing for climate adaptation in developing countries.
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Photo: Flickr/Daniella Hartmann
Tom Voloumanos | A clash between the Greek government and the European establishment is drawing nearer. How will Syriza resist?
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | The Bretton-Woods agreement was the basis for a U.S. dollar exchange market system and the World Bank. 2014 is the 70th anniversary of that agreement. Time for Canada to consider other options?
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David Suzuki | Some people, including our prime minister, argue that proven methods to tackle climate change are too costly. But evidence from all parts of the political spectrum shows the opposite.
Activist Toolkit
| A toolkit full of activist resources for holding the World Bank Group accountable and improving social conditions
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Megan Stacey | This week's Activist Toolkit roundup focuses on tools to support marginalized groups, campaigns or activists around the world.
Podcast
Theary Seng on Cambodia and human rights
David Peck | Theary Seng talks passionately about the country she loves, Cambodia's future and why human rights should matter to us all.