April 22, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jina Moore
Jina Moore looks at the different uses of vulture funds.
April 21, 2014 / The Nation
Aaron Ross, Rijasolo
Dishonest employment agencies are only part of the problem. Cutting international aid to corrupt or incompetent governments only makes things worse.
April 21, 2014 /
Jina Moore
Investors have made millions suing the world's poorest countries over bad debts—but these so-called vulture funds may not be as bad as they sound.
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September 15, 2009
Dan Grossman
Planet Earth's average temperature has risen about one degree Fahrenheit in the last fifty years. By the end of this century it will be several degrees higher, according to the latest climate...
September 15, 2009 / PRI's The World
David Hecht
Famines often occur during times of drought, but their causes go much deeper than a lack of rain.
September 15, 2009 / PRI's The World
David Hecht
Droughts and floods can cause food crises. But so can politics and economics.
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September 12, 2009 / Untold Stories
Heba Aly
In Sudan, we've heard this story before. Marginalization of the country's peripheries has led to armed rebellions in the south, the west (Darfur), and the east of the country.
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September 10, 2009 / Slate
Daniel Brook
The photographs above correspond to Brook's three pieces published by Slate. The items labeled "Dispatch 1" are associated to his 9/08 piece, "Dispatch 2" to 9/09, and "Dispatch 3" to 9/10.
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September 8, 2009 / Slate
Daniel Brook
A month after 9/11, Fouad Ajami wrote in the New York Times Magazine, "I almost know Mohamed Atta, the Egyptian [at] the controls of the jet that crashed into the north tower of the World
September 3, 2009 / GlobalPost
Tristan McConnell
This month in a country that doesn't exist an election is due to be held to choose a government that will not be recognized.
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August 31, 2009 / Untold Stories
Peter DiCampo
The Kayayo women of Ghana migrate from the country's poorer Muslim north to the major cities of the Christian south to find work.
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August 31, 2009 / Untold Stories
Peter DiCampo
Alietu works as a Kayayo, waiting with other girls at a market entrance for buses to arrive, and then chasing after with the hope that the passengers will need their goods carried home or to a market...

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