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Attac France on the Stiglitz Report (tags)
If the world really lives through a systemic crisis, solutions must also be sou9ght on this plane. Regrettably the mandate limits the commission to reform the international monetary system. The UN is the only institution with a democratic legitimacy.
Rice Threatened EU to Retain US Control over Internet (tags)
This letter was sent to the EU regarding global governance of the Internet.
News Junkie Scott's Blog (11/16/05) (tags)
Senate approves $500 billion war budget.
News Junkie Scott's Blog (11/15/05) (tags)
Right to trial imperiled by Senate vote
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S. California Dead Zone one of 150 Worldwide (tags)
Human-kind is engaged in a gigantic, global, experiment as a result of the over-use of fertilizers, the discharge of untreated sewage and the ever rising emissions from vehicles and factories. The result, 150 dead zones -- one off the coast of Southern California.
EARTH CHARTER; Sustainability, human security ONLINE VIDEOS (tags)
Check out the footage CNN won’t show you! The British Columbia Council for International Cooperation presents four streamline videos featuring: Martin Khor (Third World Network), Princes Basma Bint Talal (Jordan), Maurice Strong (Canada) and Jan Pronk (UN Special Envoy to the World Summit). These videos will demonstrate that there are people “inside the system” working to promote the Earth Charter, reform of the global governance architecture, and move towards peace. http://www.bccic.org/public/gallery/gallery_video.php
World Bank handwashing initiative: Selling soap or saving lives? (tags)
The World Bank's Handwashing Initiative is based on the conviction that the simple practice of washing hands with soap could reduce deaths from diarrhoea by half. But its intentions are being questioned in Kerala, where people say they need safe drinking water, not multinational soap
Water for All: Stopping Privatization in California and Beyond (tags)
Both locally and globally, campaigns to stop water privatization are gaining momentum. In California, there was a big victory against the Cadiz proposal to subsidize a private company to tap native underground Mojave desert water and sell it back to the public.
Online Petition: US CITIZENS OPPOSE WAR ON IRAQ (tags)
US citizens oppose war on Iraq
Fund AIDS NOT Foreign Debt (tags)
African governments should fund programs to combat HIV before they service foreign debts, U.N. special adviser Jeffrey Sachs said on Saturday at an Earth Summit panel discussion.
BUSINESS LOBBIES UN AT WORLD SUMMIT ON ENVIRONMENT (tags)
In an effort to turn the WSSD's sustainable development goals into profit-making ventures that will "green" its image, the business lobby gathered yesterday for a full program of "Business Day" activities, featuring representatives from notorious environmental destroyers such as Dow Chemical and Syngenta Corporation. They blamed poverty for the woes of the planet and tried to downplay their own abysmal records.
UN LEADERSHIP TILTING TOWARD BIG BUSINESS AT WORLD SUMMIT (tags)
Between the non-binding, unenforceable Global Compact and the partnerships being used by the likes of McDonald's to cloak themselves in the U.N. flag, it is becoming more and more evident that the U.N. has fallen into the pockets of big business -- all to the detriment of those who are supposed to matter most, the people.
Thousands of Activists Rally in Jo'burg to Challenge World Leaders at Environmental Summit (tags)
Under the theme "A Sustainable World is Possible, " the Global People's Forum has officially opened up at an Expo Center 14 miles from the official site. Activists and NGO's will gather there for a variety of activities, rallies, and workshops on various sustainability issues ranging from environmental justice, water scarcity, and strengthing local economies.
World Leaders Debate Environment and Economics at Largest UN Summit Ever Held (tags)
World leaders, activists, and business elite gather in Johannesburg to decide the fate of the planet in what is shaping up to be merely another clash between globolizatiion proponents who want to impose free markets and privatization as the path to sustainable development, versus environmental and social justice activists who say the neoliberal model is inherently unsustainable.