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.
Theary Seng talks passionately about the country she loves, Cambodia's future and why human rights should matter to us all.
Two years ago we met a senior adviser to the World Bank. Our request was simple and ambitious. We wanted the World Bank to stop financing all fossil fuel projects, especially coal.
The World Bank delivered a brutal warning about the dangers of runaway climate change and called for rapid action to cut greenhouse gas emissions in a recent report.
It is outrageous that such a damaging mining initiative has the backing of the World Bank, whose mission is to advance real and sustainable development.
Global thinkers have seen this as the solution to growing international problems since the Vietnam War, if not before.
Africa is one of the key targets of a rush by investors to acquire more land. The land is easy to take control of because of the traditional system of ownership that exists in many African countries.
On this week's episode of Progressive Voices, we speak with world-renowned author, political scientist and activist Dr. Michael Parenti.
The World Bank's Open Data Initiative aims to provide all users with access to World Bank data