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Social Media: Humanitarian/Social

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Dialogue Radio: #732 World as Witness: Crisis in Darfur
Interview with John Prendergast on the situation in Darfur. He analyzes how politics between the UN Security Council permanent members are affecting international response, and how the approach of th... Read More...


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Darfur: Revitalising the Peace Process
Report outlining recommendations to revitalize Darfur peace talks. (International Crisis Group, 4/30/2007) Read More...


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Humanitarian Space in Iraq?
Argues for increased international action to address the humanitarian crisis in Iraq. By S.R. Brophy. (IA-Forum, 03/11/2007) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Lara M. Knudsen
IA-Forum Interview: Lara M. Knudsen
IA-Forum speaks with Lara M. Knudsen about her book on global reproductive rights. By Dimitri Neos. (IA-Forum, 3/1/2007) Read More...


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Future of the World Court in Balance
Authors argue that the future of the International Criminal Court hinges on how the international community, and in particular the UN Security Council, responds to the reaction of the Sudanese governm... Read More...


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Africa: Economic Growth Improving
Article looks at how, amid the conflict and rampant poverty the continent suffers, Africa is showing signs of economic growth and opportunity that may be its savior from the wretched conditions it end... Read More...


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State of Denial: Why Japan Needs to Face Up to Its AIDS Problem
Author presents a critical analysis of the AIDS issue in Japan. By Trenton Truitt. (IA-Forum, 1/19/2007) Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Philippe Legrain
International Affairs Forum discusses immigration issues with Philippe Legrain - journalist, economist and author of 'Open World - The Truth About Globalization' and 'Immigrants: Your Country Needs Th... Read More...


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Intenational Affairs Forum Interview: Peter Beinart and Scott McConnell
Peter Beinart, editor-at-large of the New Republic and Scott McConnell, current editor of The American Conservative, discuss questions about the UN and US foreign policy. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 1... Read More...


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Development in defiance of the Washington conensus
China’s success in sustainable, environmentally friendly development and raising millions out of poverty suggests that the Washington consensus is not the best path for developing countries. By Josep... Read More...


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Rescue Darfur Now
The authors compare the current situation in Darfur with Srebrenica in 1995. By John McCain and Bob Dole. (Washington Post, 9/10/2006) Read More...


Fifa has to call Zimbabwe’s bluff
Fifa has to call Zimbabwe’s bluff
Zimbabwe’s tourist authority wants “to ensure benefits from the hosting of the World Cup by South Africa”. Fifa already pledges assistance for upgrading sports stadiums to that end. Maybe they should ... Read More...


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Women's Participation in the Democratic Processes in Iraq and Afghanistan
Report on women's participation in democratization efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan. By Michelle D. Bernard, A. Yasmine Rassam, and Lida Sahar Noory. (Independent Women's Forum, 7/6/2006) Read More...


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And in Another, AIDS in Retreat…
AIDS prevention efforts in Thailand have proved successful with its 100% Condom Campaign, stemming the spreading of the disease in the illegal but popular commercial sex industry. AIDS prevention eff... Read More...


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On One Country, AIDS on the Rampage
The failure of Swaziland to recognize AIDS was what gave it the world’s largest prevalence, with deaths on a large scale appearing in 2000. By Alan Brody. (New York Times, 8/12/2006) Read More...


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Congo's Election, the U.N.'s Massacre
The author writes that despite plans for Congo's first legitimate election Sunday, enabled by the United Nations, the UN's role in Congo is hardly uncontroversial, with UN peacekeeping troops particip... Read More...


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Why Are the Lost Boys of Sudan Still Lost?
Author discusses the plight of Sudanese refugees in the United States. By Tonya Jones. (6/22/2006) Read More...


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International Affairs Interview: Mr. Ameer Makhoul
IA-Forum speaks with Mr. Ameer Makhoul, General Director of Ittijah, Union of Arab Community-Based Organizations, Israel. By Ana Galvez and James Young. (IA-Forum, 5/9/2006) Read More...


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Authorities Partly Blamed for Rise in Racist Incidents
Article explores how Russian authorities often ignore racially motivated crimes, thus encouraging them in an environment where the populus is eager to blame racial minorities for their economic troubl... Read More...


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A Threat that Belongs Behind Bars
The continued political viability of the Guantánamo Bay camp is in doubt, author says. By Eric Posner. (New York Times, 6/25/2006) Read More...


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Dealing with the Devil in Darfur
The US is backing the most abusive rebel leader in Sudan's peace talks, author says. By Julie Flint. (New York Times, 6/17/2006) Read More...


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How to stop the Darfur genocide
Discusses the prospects for NATO intervention in Darfur, and argues that it is our moral responsibility. (The New Republic, 6/12/06) Read More...


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United Nations Human Settlements Programme
UN agency whose mandate is to promote socially and environmentally sustainable urban development, with the goal of eliminating homelessness. Read More...


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Soccer With a Side of Slavery
The modern-day slave trade is the fastest-growing criminal industry in the world, write the authors. By Katherine Chon and Derek Ellerman. (Washington Post, 6/10/2006) Read More...


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An Amnesty by Any Other Name
The author writes that comprehensive immigration legislation passed in 1986 by the Reagan administration was similar to legislation now making its way through Congress. By Edwin Meese III. (New York T... Read More...


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Darfur’s Fleeting Moment
With the signing of a peace agreement in Nigeria on May 5 between the Sudanese government and the largest insurgent faction, there is hope for Darfur. By Anthony Lake and Francis Fukuyama. (New York T... Read More...


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The Unvarnished Immigration Debate
Helprin discusses both sides of the immigration issue and finds them both wrong. By Mark Helprin. (Washington Post, 5/21/2006) Read More...


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Women in Post-Saddam Iraq: One Step Forward or Two Steps Back?
This article argues that although the removal of Saddam’s dictatorship in 2003 has now allowed for the entry of a myriad of progressive NGOs, and new pro-female emancipation government policies, resur... Read More...


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Arab European League
The Arab European League (AEL) is a political and social movement that stands for the Rights of the Arab and Moslem communities in Europe and the Arab causes in general. The AEL stands also for solida... Read More...


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Net Gains
Author urges support for a program by the American Red Cross, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Unicef, the United Nations Foundation, and the World Health Organization to vaccinate poor... Read More...


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