Articles Archive for October 2008
Amila de Saram Larssen
In his documentary, “The End of poverty?”, Diaz tackles the question of why poverty exists in a world that is filled with so much wealth.
According to Diaz, developed nations are plundering the resources of the planet at a rate that is unsustainable, causing greater and greater poverty.
The End of Poverty? is being screened in Oslo as part of …
‘THE END OF POVERTY?’ EXPLAINS PRECEDENTS FOR CURRENT FINANCIAL CRISES
DOCUMENTARY SCREENS IN OVER 25 COUNTRIES DURING THE WEEK OF GLOBAL ACTION AGAINST DEBT AND A WORLD RECORD-SETTING MOBILIZATION OF MORE THAN 116 MILLION PEOPLE TO ‘STAND UP TAKE ACTION’ AGAINST POVERTY
LOS ANGELES (October 23, 2008) – More than 116 million people – a world record verified by Guinness World Records – were mobilized to ‘Stand Up Take Action’ against poverty in a global event that culminated a week of actions…
We need to learn the lessons of the 20th century in order to apply them at the beginning of the 21st century
by Éric Toussaint
Paper presented in Caracas on October 8, 2008 at the School of Planning for the international seminar titled “Responses from the South to the World Economic Crisis”. The other speakers on the panel were: Hugo Chavez, president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Haiman El Troudi, Minister of Planning (Venezuela), Claudio Katz, Economist of the Left…