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Social Media: Humanitarian/Social: Health

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Political Roulette and the Public Health
Discusses tthe Impact of Political Intrusions on Drug Development and the Consequence for America's Biodefense. By Scott Gottlieb, M.D.. (AEI 7/21/05) Read More...

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Mired in the Past
Discusses Medicare and Medicaid, and how both systems can be transformed for the better without outdated, government defined prices and policies. By Newt Gingrich, James Frogue. (AEI 7/25/05) Read More...

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Behind the famine footage
Once again, images of emaciated African children are showing up on television screens. Instead of pointing fingers, today's leaders, with all their wealth, promise and ingenuity, must find a way to pr... Read More...

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Cleaning up Bangladesh's deadly wells
Safe drinking water is within reach for the 12 million people who currently rely on contaminated wells in Bangladesh. By Alexander van Geen, Kazi Matin Ahmed, and Joseph H. Graziano (New York Times, 8... Read More...

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A First Step on African Aid
In the upcoming G-8 Summit in Scotland, President Bush must go beyond the usual rhetoric of promising hope to Africa, he must deliver. (New York Times, 14/06/05) Read More...

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Hungry, and getting desperate
The food shortage in North Korea is reaching crisis levels. Worse yet the World Food Program, one of the only sources of food aid in the small communist state, is running out of donations. By Tony ... Read More...

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Neither famine nor feast
Although President Bush's aid pledge to Africa and climate control rhetoric were viewed as unfavorably by many Europeans; at least their is still hope in debt relief for the poorest nations. (The Gua... Read More...

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US convinced of Darfur 'genocide'
The US is standing by its claim that Sudan is committing genocide in the Darfur region, despite a UN report stopping short of using the term. (2/1/2005, BBS News) Read More...

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Q&A: Peace in Sudan
The Sudan government and rebels from the south have signed the accords making up a peace deal to end 21 years of fighting. (12/31/2005, BBC News) Read More...

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Many Unhappy Returns
Krugman writes that the numbers invoked by supporters of Social Security privatization do not add up, and for privatization to make sense, the devil is in such details. By Paul Krugman. (New York Time... Read More...

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The Free Lunch Bunch
Krugman writes that the Bush Administration's plans for privatizing Social Security amount to little more than the nation taking out a huge loan, putting the money in mutual funds run by politically-c... Read More...

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President of Fabricated Crises
President Bush manufactures crises to justify pursuing the goals he set before he took office, the columnist contends. By Harold Meyerson. (Washington Post, 1/12/2005) Read More...

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Provides public affairs and legal information related to Europe (also includes some Middle East and U.S. info) Read More...

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The Politics of AIDS: Engaging Conservative Activists
American evangelicals have put the fight against AIDS on Washington's map, even while clashing with other activists over strategy. Now all must unite behind a comprehensive approach stressing effectiv... Read More...

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Foreign Assistance in an Aging World
Chronic ailments such as diabetes and heart disease will become far more widespread, placing great strain on health care budgets in developing countries. The focus of aid should change accordingly. By... Read More...

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BBC In Depth: Famine in Africa
More than eight million people face starvation in drought-stricken Ethiopia, where one million people were killed by famine 15 years ago. (1/6/2003) Read More...

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BBC In Depth: AIDS in Africa
Aids kills some 6,000 people each day in Africa - more than wars, famines and floods. Millions of children are orphans, many more live with HIV or Aids. This special report, with correspondents’... Read More...

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Narco-Terror: The International Connection Between Drugs and Terror
The entire soul of our society is weakened and our democracy is diminished by drug use. Not only does it weaken the United States, but it also supports attacks against the judicial system in Mexico. ... Read More...

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