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Racism and Discrimination: More About Poverty than Race

Only a story about race, sex and money could have displaced from the headlines the sabre rattling from the United States, the European…

News Junkie Post: The Challenge of Truly Independent Global Journalism

News Junkie Post: The Challenge of Truly Independent Global Journalism

By Dady Chery and Gilbert Mercier When News Junkie Post was founded in early June 2009, many people asked us why?  What was…

Black Friday: An Orgy of Trinkets and Baubles

Black Friday: An Orgy of Trinkets and Baubles

So, as you get home and fire up your new toy, and stuff the completely unnecessary amount of packaging into your garbage pail,…

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Breaking strangleholds of international finance can seem a near impossible task. The provision of finance to developing states, and sometimes developed states humbled by the markets, has tended…

For more than two years, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been a de facto political prisoner, confined to the grounds of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Back in…

The referendum in Crimea on March 16, 2014 will probably attach the peninsula to the Russian federation. While it is unlikely that NATO will intervene and seek a…

In the surreal world we live in, reality has become stranger than fiction. The information super highway could have produced a completely transparent world, yet the elusive corporate…

A report from The International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations presents alarming case studies of protest suppression and criminalization of political and social dissent around the world. Ironically,…

By Gilbert Mercier  and  Dady Chery In the past 33 years, the United States has become a study in blatant and obscene contrasts between the rich and poor.…

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness… it was the spring…

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BRICS Bank: A Powerful Challenge to the IMF and the World Bank

BRICS Bank: A Powerful Challenge to the IMF and the World Bank

Breaking strangleholds of international finance can seem a near impossible task. The provision of finance to developing states, and sometimes developed states humbled by the markets, has tended…

BRICS’ Economic Power: China Makes Strides in Latin America

BRICS’ Economic Power: China Makes Strides in Latin America

By Mateo Pimentel It is no secret that China is changing Latin America. Heedless of Washington’s interests, China, one of BRIC’s (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) most…

Ukraine’s Crisis: Economic Sanctions Could Trigger a Global Depression

Ukraine’s Crisis: Economic Sanctions Could Trigger a Global Depression

The referendum in Crimea on March 16, 2014 will probably attach the peninsula to the Russian federation. While it is unlikely that NATO will intervene and seek a…