Brett Sheppard recently made a special study of Central American indigenous communities in the context of the Indigenous Community Integrated Ecosystems Management (GEF) Project of the World Bank, and notes the importance of both cultural as well as biodiversity.
"Focus on Social Inequalities," Editors Penny Babb, Jean Martin and Paul Haezewindt, Office for National Statistics – London TSO, December 2004.
“Focus on Social Inequalities” describes the different experiences of social groups in the UK today in six key areas: education, work, income, living standards, health, and participation. It looks at
Friedman Takes a Taxi Outta Town Author: Simon Stander Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 11/29/2006 Category: Editorial As an elderly comedian I once met, unwilling to think of his death or any one else’s, referred to the death of a friend as his “taking a taxi outta
The United States is home to some of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the world, and thousands of students from around the globe travel to the country to receive an education that will allow them to extend their career in ways that they would not be able to
This article compares neo-liberal economic globalization to the older and similar process of globalization in the era of European colonialism. The case studies of Chile under Pinochet, and Thailand and South Korea after the 1997 financial crisis are discussed to show that neo-liberalism, as an economic philisophy, has caused significant